CAESAR Seed potatoes Caesar
Genetic origin: Monalisa X Rop B 1178
Breeder (s): Kweekbedrijf Ropta – Z.PC. – Netherlands
Catalogue registration: 1991
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
Dry matter content:. Average
Keeping quality: Medium.
average maturity variety, productive, with beautiful presentation and tubers rich enough dry matter