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Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: BM 52.72 X Sirco

Breeder (s): Geerstsema Zaden BV – Netherlands

Catalogue registration: 1990

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long, shallow eyes, yellow skin,

pale yellow flesh .

Sprout: Purplish red, cylindrical broad, low hairiness.

Plant: Low rise, spreading habit, leafy type.

Upper: very low to zero pigmentation.

Leaf: Light green, closed to medium; large leaflet

very high.

Flowering: Slightly abundant.

Flower: White.

Fruit: Absent or very rare to rare. cropping characters and use Yield: 98% of Bintje. Grading: Proportion of large tubers:. strong enough diseases to Sensitivity : Leaf blight: fairly susceptible. Tuber blight: NTR wart: not attacked. Common scab: moderately susceptible. Virus X: NTR Virus A: NTR Virus Y: slightly susceptible. Leaf roll: fairly susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: resistant. Tuber internal defects: Moderately susceptible to rust spots, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and black spots. Susceptibility to sprouting: susceptible. Dormancy period: Short. Culinary quality: resistance to cooking, culinary group AB, blackening after cooking: nil, colouration fry: RAS Dry matter content: Very low. Keeping quality. Average more than Bintje Early variety, with enough of tubers of a beautiful presentation and a fairly good culinary quality, but a little sensitive sprouting.