BINTJE Seed potatoes Bintje

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Munsterschen X Franschen (Golden Yellow)

Breeder (s): L. de Vries – Netherlands

Catalogue registrcedation: 1935

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long, regular, shallow eyes, skin yellow,

yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purple, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant: fairly high height, semi-upright habit, semi-leafy type.

Upper: Entren ?? nodes moderately pigmented, nodes slightly

pigmented, with developed wings, straight and wavy .

Leaf: Clear green, little divided, half-opened; leaflet average,

oval (I = 1, 78); limbus plan.

Flowering: Moderately profuse.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit: Very rare.

cropping characters and use

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: fairly high.

disease Sensitivity: Leaf blight. sensitive

blight Tuber: sensitive. Wart: sensitive.

Common scab: susceptible. Virus X: NTR Virus A: resistant.

Virus Y: susceptible. Leaf roll: moderately susceptible.

Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Very slightly susceptible to stains

rust, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and black spots.

Susceptibility to sprouting: Moderately susceptible.

Dormancy period: Average.

Culinary quality : Fairly good to good for cooking,

culinary group B, blackening after cooking: nil, good

fry color.

Dry matter content:. Average

Keeping quality. Average

General characters

Productive variety, very good adaptability, well suited to a variety of culinary preparations (boiled potatoes, fries, chips, mashed potatoes, etc.).