RATTE Seed potatoes Ratte

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Unknown

Breeder (s): Unknown

Catalogue registration: 1935

Category: flesh consumption farm

Maturity: Medium-early to medium

Descriptive characters

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

General characteristics

Variety which by its quality, lends itself although certain preparations: stewed apples, boiled potatoes, etc. This compensates for low productivity.