MONALISA Seed potatoes Monalisa
Genetic origin: Bierma A 1287 X Colmo
Breeder (s): FG Van Der Zee and ZPC – Netherlands
Catalogue registration: 1982
Tuber: Long, very regular, very shallow eyes,
yellow skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.
Plant: Rather Tall, upright habit, branching type.
Upper: Entrenceuds moderately pigmented, nodes ?? n very
slightly pigmented, with straight and wavy wings.
Leaf: light green, moderately divided, half-opened; leaflet
average, rounded oval (I = 1, 51); blistered limb.
Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.
Fruit: Very rare.
cropping and use characters
Yield: 102% of Bintje.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high.
disease Sensitivity: Leaf blight : not very
sensitive. Tuber blight: moderately susceptible.
Wart: not attacked. Common scab: fairly susceptible.
Virus X: NTR Virus A: resistant. Virus Y: slightly susceptible.
Leaf roll: very sensitive. Nematode ROI -4: RAS
Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to stains
rust, very insensitive to heart hollow and insensitive
to black spots.
Susceptibility to sprouting: susceptible.
Dormancy period: Fairly long.
Culinary quality : Good to very good for cooking,
culinary group AB, blackening after cooking: no colouraion
Dry matter content:. Low
Keeping quality. Average
slightly early variety that Bintje giving very regular tubers, beautiful presentation.