POMPADOUR Seed potatoes Pompadour

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Roseval X BF 15

Breeder (s): Northern Committee of the Research Station – France

Catalogue registration: 1992

Category: flesh consumption farm

Maturity: Medium-late

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long oval, rather regular, rather shallow eyes,

yellow skin, yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant: Tall, semi-upright habit, like branching.

Upper: very weak pigmentation, with pronounced wings straight.

Leaf: Clear green, semi-gloss, moderately divided, open;

large leaflet, elongated oval (1 = 1, 86); blistered limb.

Flowering: Moderately profuse.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit: Very rare.

cropping characters and use

Yield: 85% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: fairly low.

Disease Sensitivity: Mildew foliage: fairly susceptible.

Tuber blight: fairly susceptible. Wart: not

attacked. Common scab: fairly susceptible. Virus X: NTR

Virus A: NTR Virus Y: susceptible to very susceptible.

Leaf roll: susceptible. Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Rather slightly susceptible to stains

rust, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and moderately

susceptible. Black spots

sensitivity to sprouting: Moderately susceptible.

Dormancy period: Fairly short.

Culinary quality: good for cooking,

culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, colouration

fry: RAS

Dry matter content:. Average

Keeping quality. Pretty good

General characters

vigorous variety with many tubers, elongated oblong, medium size, and a very good cooking quality, but has a certain sensitivity to virus diseases.