Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Gnis

Illustrated variety description

Gourmandine



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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

Descriptive characters

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.