Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Genetic origin : Gipsy X Culpa
Breeder(s) : GERMICOPA - (FRANCE)
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1998)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation
Maturity : Medium-early to medium

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Oval, not very deep eyes, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purplish red, ovoid, medium-sized, medium hairiness.

Plant : Medium to tall, semi-upright habit, intermediate type.

Stem : Weak pigmentation.

Leaf : Medium green, matt to semi-glossy, closed to half-closed, medium to large; medium to large leaflet, medium width.

Flowering : Fairly abundant.

Flower : Purplish red, flower bud slightly to moderately pigmented.

Fruit : Absent or rare.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 118 % of (Sirtéma + Bintje) / 2.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: fairly high.

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

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

Susceptibility to desprouting : Moderately susceptible.

Susceptibility to bruising : Slightly susceptible.

Dormancy period : Fairly short.

Culinary quality : Table-use group B, slight blackening after cooking, good fry colour.

Dry matter content : Medium.

Keeping quality : Fairly good.