Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Genetic origin : Roseval X VK 76.199.3
Breeder(s) : GERMICOPA - (FRANCE)
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1997)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : Early to very early

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Long oval, shallow eyes, skin red, smooth, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : Red purplish, conical, medium to dense hairiness.

Plant : Tall, semi-upright habit, leafy type.

Stem : Medium pigmentation.

Leaf : Clear green; medium to large leaflet, low to medium.

Flowering : Slightly to fairly abundant.

Flower : Purplish red, slightly pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Very rare to rare.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 120 % of Belle de Fontenay.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: very low.

Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : susceptible.
Tuber blight :
Black wart : not attacked.
Common scab : moderately susceptible.
Virus X : NTR.
Virus A : NTR.
Virus Y : fairly susceptible.
Leaf roll : moderately susceptible.
Nematode RO 1-4 : resistant.

Internal tuber defect : Slightly susceptible to rust spots, hollow heart and black spots.

Susceptibility to desprouting : Rather slightly susceptible.

Dormancy period : Medium.

Culinary quality : Table-use group A, slight blackening after cooking, fry colour: NTR.

Dry matter content : Fairly low.

Keeping quality : Fairly poor.