BINTJE Seed potatoes Bintje
Genetic origin: Munsterschen X Franschen (Golden Yellow)
Breeder (s): L. de Vries – Netherlands
Catalogue registrcedation: 1935
Tuber: Long, regular, shallow eyes, skin yellow,
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
Dry matter content:. Average
Keeping quality. Average
Productive variety, very good adaptability, well suited to a variety of culinary preparations (boiled potatoes, fries, chips, mashed potatoes, etc.).