CLAUSTAR Seed potatoes Claustar

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Sirtema X [(F 1 1 X 5. 835a4) Depesche X]

Breeder (s): Co clause – France

Catalogue registration: 1967

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Medium-early

Descriptive characters

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

pale yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purplish red, barrel-shaped, medium hairiness.

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

Upper: Entrenceuds moderately pigmented, low knots

pigmented, with developed wings , corrugated majority.

Leaf: Dark green, glossy, very divided, half-opened; leaflet

large, round oval (I = 1, 70); Semi-Knocked limb.

Flowering: Moderately profuse.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruiting: Frequent.

cropping and use characters

Yield: 111% of Bintje.

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

Sensitivity diseases: Leaf blight: fairly susceptible.

Tuber blight: slightly susceptible. Wart: not

attacked. Common scab: susceptible. Virus X: NTR

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

Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to

stains. Rust, hollow heart and black spots

sensitivity to sprouting: Insensitive.

Dormancy period: Average.

Culinary quality: held in cooking, culinary group B,

blackening after cooking: fairly marked colouration

fry: RAS

Dry matter content:. Very low

Keeping quality. Good

General characteristics

hardy variety, very productive, giving large tubers, regular, with shallow eyes, good conservation, but low in dry matter.