MARINE Seed potatoes Marine

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Aminca X O’Sirène

Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France

Catalogue registration: 1994

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Early

Descriptive characters

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

yellow flesh.

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.

Flowering:. Abundant

Flower: Blue.

Fruiting: Frequent.

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

General characteristics

Early variety, productive, giving large tubers very regular oblong. It has a certain sensitivity to mildew, to common scab and virus Y.