CAESAR Seed potatoes Caesar

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Monalisa X Rop B 1178

Breeder (s): Kweekbedrijf Ropta – Z.PC. – Netherlands

Catalogue registration: 1991

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Average

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long oval, very shallow eyes to shallow, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant: Size Medium to high, semi-upright upright growth habit, intermediate type.

Upper: Pigmentation average.

Leaf: Medium green, semi-open to open; small to medium leaflet.

Flowering: Abundant very abundant.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit: Moderately to very frequent.

cropping and use characters

Yield: 108% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high to very strong.

Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: moderately

susceptible. Tuber blight: NTR wart:

not attacked. Common scab: fairly susceptible. Virus X: NTR

Virus A: NTR Virus Y: slightly susceptible. Leaf roll: moderately

susceptible. Nematode ROI-4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Moderately susceptible

to rust spots, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and

fairly. Susceptible to black spots

sensitivity to sprouting: Fairly susceptible.

Dormancy period: Fairly short.

Culinary quality: Holding average cooking

culinary group C, slight blackening after cooking, colouration

fry: RAS

Dry matter content:. Average

Keeping quality: Medium.

General characteristics

average maturity variety, productive, with beautiful presentation and tubers rich enough dry matter