CHARLOTTE Seed potatoes Charlotte

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Hansa X Danae

Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France

Catalogue registration: 1981

Category: flesh consumption farm

Maturity: Medium-early mm

Descriptive characters

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

Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant: Medium height, semi-upright habit, semi-leafy type.

Upper: Entrenceuds slightly pigmented, no pigmented knots with developed and straight wings.

Leaf: Clear green, moderately divided open; leaflet average, oval (I = 1, 71); limbus plan.

Flowering: Moderately profuse.

Flower: Purplish red, flower bud moderately pigmented. Fruit: Very rare.

Cropping characters and use

Yield: 90% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers:. Medium

Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: fairly

susceptible. Tuber blight: slightly susceptible.

Wart: sensitive. Common scab: moderately

susceptible. Virus X: NTR Virus A: resistant. Virus Y: rather slightly

susceptible. Winding: sensitive. Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to

stains. Rust, hollow heart and black spots

sensitivity to sprouting: Moderately susceptible.

Dormancy period: Fairly short.

Culinary quality: good for cooking ,

culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, rather good

fry color.

Dry matter content:. Pretty good

Storability. Average

General characteristics

Variety with many tubers, medium size, very regular elongated oblong shape and good culinary quality