KERPONDY Seed potatoes Kerpondy

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Sowing

Breeder (s): Y. and H. Desmesmay Hauray – France

Catalogue registration: 1949

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Medium-late-late

Descriptive characters

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

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

Plant: Tall, upright habit, branching kind.

Upper: internodes moderately pigmented, nodes very slightly pigmented, with developed wings, wavy. Leaf: Clear green, very divided, open; leaflet average, oval (I = 1.76); Semi-Knocked limb.

Flowering: Abundant.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruiting: Frequent.

cropping characters and use

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high enough.

disease Sensitivity: Leaf blight: moderately

susceptible. Tuber blight: slightly susceptible.

Wart: not attacked. Common scab: slightly susceptible.

Virus X: NTR Virus A: NTR Virus Y: moderately susceptible.

Leaf roll: fairly susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to

stains. Rust, hollow heart and black spots

sensitivity to sprouting: Fairly susceptible.

Dormancy period: Average.

Culinary quality: for cooking, group culinary B,

blackening after cooking: nil, fry color: NTR

Dry matter content: Fairly low.

Keeping quality. Good

General characteristics

vigorous variety, productive, giving regular tubers big enough and good conservation.