RATTE Seed potatoes Ratte
Genetic origin: Unknown
Breeder (s): Unknown
Catalogue registration: 1935
Category: flesh consumption farm
Maturity: Medium-early to medium
Tuber: kidney-shaped, rather regular, rather shallow eyes,
yellow skin, yellow flesh.
Sprout: Red purplish, conical, slight hairiness.
Plant: Medium height, semi-spreading habit, semi-leafy type.
Upper: Entrenceuds slightly pigmented, non-pigmented nodes
with straight developed wings and undulating.
Leaf: Light green, matt, moderately divided, closed ; leaflet
small, rounded oval (I = 1.69); limbus plan.
Flowering: Moderately profuse.
Flower: Purplish red, large white points, green flower bud.
Fruit: Very rare.
cropping characters and use
Yield: 65% of Bintje.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers:. Low
Sensitivity diseases: Leaf blight: susceptible.
Tuber blight: susceptible. Wart: sensitive.
Common scab: slightly susceptible. Virus X: NTR Virus A: NTR
Virus Y: susceptible. Leaf roll: susceptible.
Nematode ROI -4: RAS
Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to rust spots
and hollow heart, black spots: RA.S.
Sensitivity to sprouting: Fairly susceptible.
Dormancy period: Very short.
Culinary quality Very good for cooking,
culinary group A, blackening after cooking: nil, not
to fry color.
Dry matter content:. Average
Keeping quality. Average
Variety which by its quality, lends itself although certain preparations: stewed apples, boiled potatoes, etc. This compensates for low productivity.