MONALISA Seed potatoes Monalisa

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Bierma A 1287 X Colmo

Breeder (s): FG Van Der Zee and ZPC – Netherlands

Catalogue registration: 1982

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Medium-early

Descriptive characters

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.

Flowering: Abundant.

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

fry: RAS

Dry matter content:. Low

Keeping quality. Average

General characteristics

slightly early variety that Bintje giving very regular tubers, beautiful presentation.