Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Gnis

Illustrated variety description

Galante



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Breeder(s) : Bretagne Plants - France
Registered in the : Catalogue français (2007)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber : long, very shallow to shallow eyes, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : moderate pigmentation of the base, conical, moderate to dense hairiness.

Plant : medium height, semi-upright to spreading habit, intermediate type.

Leaf : dark green, closed to intermediate.

Flowering : slightly to moderately abundant.

Flower : purplish red, moderately to strongly pigmented flower bud.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 83 % of (Bintje + Désirée + Charlotte + Monalisa) / 4.

Grading : proportion of large tubers: fairly low.

Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : susceptible.
Tuber blight : rather slightly susceptible.
Black wart : -
Common scab : moderately susceptible.
Virus X : susceptible.
Virus A : resistant.
Virus Y : susceptible to very susceptible.
Leaf roll : fairly susceptible.
Nematode RO 1-4 : susceptible.

Internal tuber defect : rather slightly susceptible to rust spots and hollow heart, moderately susceptible to blackspots.

Susceptibility to desprouting : susceptible to very susceptible.

Susceptibility to bruising : susceptible.

Dormancy period : short.

Culinary quality : cooking type A, after cooking blackening: nil, fry colour: clear.

Dry matter content : fairly low.

Keeping quality : medium.