AMANDINE Seed potatoes Amandine

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Mariana X Charlotte

Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France

Catalogue registration: 1994

Category: flesh consumption farm Maturity: Early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long oval, regular, very shallow eyes

to shallow skin yellow, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant: Medium height, semi-upright habit, intermediate type.

Upper: Entrenceuds moderately pigmented, nodes n ?? slightly

pigmented, with developed wings, straight.

Leaf: Medium to dark green, moderately divided, half-opened;

small leaflet, elongated oval (I = 1.86); limbus plan.

Flowering: Moderately profuse.

Flower: Purplish red, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit: Rare to moderately frequent.

cropping characters and use

Yield: 89% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: fairly low to medium.

Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: fairly susceptible.

Tuber blight: fairly susceptible. Wart: not

attacked. Common scab: slightly susceptible. Virus X: NTR

Virus A: NTR Virus Y: susceptible to very susceptible.

Leaf roll: fairly susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: rust spots, hollow heart

and black spots: NTR

Sensitivity to sprouting: Fairly susceptible.

Dormancy period: Fairly short.

Culinary quality: good for cooking,

culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, colouration

fry: RAS

Dry matter content:. Very low

Keeping quality: Low