MARINE Seed potatoes Marine
Genetic origin: Aminca X O’Sirène
Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France
Catalogue registration: 1994
Tuber: Long, very regular, shallow eyes, yellow skin,
Sprout: Purple, conical, medium hairiness.
Plant: Medium height, spreading habit, semi-branching type.
Upper: Entrenceuds highly pigmented, nodes slightly
pigmented, with developed wings, straight and wavy.
Leaf: Light green, moderately divided, open; leaflet
average, rounded oval (I = 1.68); Semi-Knocked limb.
cropping and use characters
Yield: 103% of Bintje.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high to very high.
Susceptibility to diseases: Leaf blight: sensitive
to very sensitive. Tuber blight: moderately susceptible.
Wart: not attacked. Common scab: susceptible.
Virus X: NTR Virus A: NTR Virus Y: susceptible.
Leaf roll: fairly susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: resistant.
Internal tuber defects: Fairly susceptible to stains
rust. RAS and moderately susceptible
to black spots.
Sensitivity to Pégermage: Fairly susceptible.
Dormancy period: Fairly short.
Culinary quality: Fairly good to good for cooking,
culinary group AB, very slight blackening after cooking,
fry color: NTR
Dry matter content:. Very low
Keeping quality:. Average
Early variety, productive, giving large tubers very regular oblong. It has a certain sensitivity to mildew, to common scab and virus Y.