ALTESSE Seed potatoes Altesse
Breeder (s): GROCEP Listing in: French Catalogue 2000 Type: List A Category: firm flesh consumption Maturity: Early to medium-early Tuber: Elongated, shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh. Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium to dense hairiness. Plant: High Medium height, semi-upright habit, intermediate type. Stem: Weak pigmentation. Leaf: Clear green, large, semi-gloss, medium open; leaflet average high. Flowering: Moderately abundant. Flower: White, flower bud strongly pigmented. Fruit: Rare to moderately frequent. cultural characters and use Yield: 148% of (Belle de Fontenay B.F. + 15) / 2. Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high. Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: susceptible. Tuber blight: Wart: not attacked. Common scab: fairly susceptible. Winding: moderately susceptible. Nematode RO 1-4: resistant. Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to rust spots, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and black spots. Sensitivity to desprouting: Insensitive. Mechanical Impact: Fairly susceptible. Dormancy period: Short. Culinary quality: good for cooking, culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, fry color: fairly dark. Dry matter content: Fairly low. Keeping quality: Good.