SAFRANE Seed potatoes Safrane

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Fanette X (X Maris Piper INRA 67.8.637)

Breeder (s): INRA – France

Catalogue registration: 1991

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long oval, regular, very shallow eyes,

yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout: Purplish red, conical, weak to medium hair.

Plant: Low rise, spreading habit, leafy type.

Upper: very weak pigmentation, with pronounced

wings. straight and wavy

Leaf: Light green, semi -brillante little divided, half-opened; leaflet

large, rounded oval (I = 1.40); limbus plan.

Flowering: Rarely abundant.

Flower: White, green flower bud.

Fruit: Absent or very rare.

cropping and use characters

Yield: 111% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high to very high.

Sensitivity diseases: Leaf blight: susceptible.

Tuber blight: NTR wart: not attacked.

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

Virus Y: susceptible. Leaf roll: moderately susceptible.

NématodeROl-4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Moderately susceptible

to rust spots, slightly susceptible to hollow

heart. And insensitive to black spots

sensitivity Prégermage: Moderately susceptible.

Dormancy period: Fairly short.

Culinary quality : Fairly good to good for cooking,

culinary group B, blackening after cooking: nil, colouration

fry: RAS

Dry matter content:. Low

Keeping quality: Fairly low.

General characteristics

relatively early variety, productive, with regular tubers and high homogeneity calibers.