INSTITUT DE BEAUVAIS Seed potatoes Institut de Beauvais
Genetic origin: Unknown
Breeder (s): Unknown
Catalogue registration: 1935
Maturity: Medium-late, late
Tuber: oblong Rounded short, half-sunken eyes, skin
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, slight hairiness.
Plant: Tall, upright habit, semi-branching type.
Stem: medium pigmentation; wings developed undulating.
Leaf: Light green, little divided, open; Average leaflet, oval
extended (I = 1, 87); limbus: plan. ;] Z Flowers: Abundant.
Flower: white, green flower bud.
Fruit: Very rare.
Cropping characters and use
Yield: 88% of Kerpondy.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: very high.
Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight : sensitive enough.
Tuber blight: moderately susceptible.
wart: sensitive. Common scab: fairly susceptible.
Leaf roll: susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: RAS
faults Internal tuber: Insensitive stain
rust, moderately susceptible to hollow heart,
black spots: NTR
Sensitivity to sprouting. Fairly susceptible
to shocks Sensitivity: RAS
Dormancy period: Short.
Culinary quality: Pretty good for cooking,
culinary group B, blackening after cooking: nil, colo
Dry matter content:. Low
Keeping quality: Medium.
Old French variety giving large tubers
with white flesh. It is still cultivated in some parts
of the south of France.