Illustrated variety description
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Breeder(s) : Bretagne Plants - France
Registered in the : Catalogue français (2002)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : Early to medium-early
Tuber : Elongated, shallow eyes, yellow smooth to medium skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout : Purplish red, conical, moderately to very hairy.
Plant : Medium to tall, upright to semi-upright habit, semi-leafy type.
Stem : Light to medium pigmentation.
Leaf : Medium to dark green, slightly glossy to glossy, large size; large leaflet, medium to wide width.
Flowering : Moderately profuse.
Flower : Purplish red, flower bud light or average pigmentation.
Fruit : Rare to moderately frequent.
Growing and use-related characters
Yield : 131% of B.F. 15.
Grading : Proportion of large tubers: few.
Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : Fairly susceptible.
Tuber blight : Susceptible.
Black wart : Not Attacked.
Common scab : Fairly Susceptible
Virus X : Susceptible.
Virus A : Resistant.
Virus Y : Average susceptibility.
Leaf roll : Fairly resistant.
Nematode RO 1-4 : Susceptible.
Internal tuber defect : Average susceptibility to rust spots and to hollow heart, fairly resistant to black spots.
Susceptibility to desprouting : Very susceptible.
Susceptibility to bruising : Fairly susceptible.
Dormancy period : Average.
Culinary quality : Holds shape very well when cooked, table-use group A, blackening after cooking: none, fry colour: medium to high.
Dry matter content : Low.
Keeping quality : Fairly good.