AGATA Seed potatoes agata

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Quarto X Semlo

Breeder (s): Kartoffelzucht Bohm – Germany

Catalogue registration: 1989

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Average

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long, regular, very shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purple, spherical, strong hair.

Plant: Tall, upright habit, semi-branching type.

Stem: Weak pigmentation, with developed wavy wings.

Leaf: Clear green, moderately divided, half-opened; leaflet

average, rounded oval (1 = 1, 68); limbus plan.

Flowering: Moderately profuse.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit: Rare.

cropping and use characters

Yield: 112% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: very high in Forte.

disease Sensitivity: Leaf blight: fairly susceptible.

Tuber blight: slightly susceptible. Wart: not

attacked. Common scab: susceptible to very susceptible. Virus X: NTR

Virus A: NTR Virus Y: slightly susceptible. Leaf roll: fairly

susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to

stains. Rust and hollow heart, fairly susceptible to black spots

sensitivity to sprouting: Rather slightly susceptible.

Dormancy period: Fairly long.

Culinary quality: held in cooking, culinary group B,

blackening after cooking: none, very good fry color.

Dry matter content:. Fairly low

Keeping quality. Pretty good

General characters

average maturity variety, productive, with large tubers appearing well suited to industrial processing, despite a solids content rather lower than Bintje. It is susceptible to common scab