AMANDINE Seed potatoes Amandine
Genetic origin: Mariana X Charlotte
Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France
Catalogue registration: 1994
Category: flesh consumption farm Maturity: Early
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
Dry matter content:. Very low
Keeping quality: Low