Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Genetic origin : Clivia X 6430/1011
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1983)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : Medium

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Oval with Long oval, regular, shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant : Rather tall, intermediate habit, semi-branching type.

Stem : Very weak pigmentation, with inconspicuous wings, mostly straight.

Leaf : Clear green, moderately divided, half-opened; medium-sized leaflet, oval (I = 1.77); flat lamina .

Flowering : Abundant.

Flower : White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Moderately frequent.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 96 % of Bintje.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: fairly low.

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

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

Susceptibility to desprouting : Slightly susceptible.

Dormancy period : Fairly short.

Culinary quality : Table-use group A, blackening after cooking: nil, fry colour: NTR.

Dry matter content : Medium.

Keeping quality : Fairly good.

General characters

Productive variety giving many tubers of regular shape, medium size and good culinary quality.