ALASKA Seed potatoes Alaska
Genetic origin: Global X INRA 79.84.88
Breeder (s): Plants Brittany – France
Catalogue registration: 1999
Maturity: Early to medium-early
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.