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Illustrated variety description

Kaptah Vandel



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Genetic origin : Robusta X Flava
Breeder(s) : Kartoffel Foraedlings Station - Vandel - Danemark
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1965)
Type : Liste A
Category : Féculière
Maturity : Late

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Rounded, half-sunken eyes, yellow skin, very pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purplish red, spherical, medium hairiness.

Plant : Tall, upright habit, branching type.

Stem : Weak pigmentation, with well-developed and wavy wings.

Leaf : Clear green, matt, little divided, open; medium-sized leaflet, long oval (I = 1.91); flat lamina .

Flowering : Abundant.

Flower : White upper face, purplish red lower face, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Fairly frequent.

Growing and use-related characters

Teneur en fécule : High.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: high.

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

Internal tuber defect : Rust spots, hollow heart, black spots: NTR.

Susceptibility to desprouting : Slightly susceptible.

Dormancy period : Long.

Keeping quality : Good.