ALASKA Seed potatoes Alaska

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Global X INRA 79.84.88

Breeder (s): Plants Brittany – France

Catalogue registration: 1999

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long oval, shallow eyes, yellow skin,

yellowish white flesh .

Sprout: Purplish red, wide cylindrical, medium hairiness


Plant: High Medium height, semi-upright habit, leafy type.

Upper: no pigmentation or very low to low.

Leaf: Medium green, semi-glossy, strongly moderately

divided, half-closed; Average leaflet large, oval.

Flowering: Slightly abundant.

Flower: White flower bud weakly to moderately


Fruit: Absent or rare.

cropping and use characters

Yield: 115% of (+ Sirtema Bintje) / 2.

Calibration: Proportion of large tubers: high to very high.

Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: susceptible.

Tuber blight: NTR wart: not attacked.

Common scab: fairly susceptible. Winding. Sensitive

Nematode ROI-4: resistant.

Internal tuber defects: Fairly susceptible to

stains. Rust, slightly susceptible to hollow heart, susceptible to black spots

sensitivity to sprouting. Moderately susceptible

to shocks Sensitivity: Sensitive.

Rest Vegetative: Fairly long.

Culinary quality: Fairly firm cooking,

culinary group B, very slight blackening after cooking,

not suitable for frying.

Dry matter content: Low.

Keeping quality: Medium to fairly good.

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