SAMBA Seed potatoes Samba

Seed potatoes

Seed potatoes

Genetic origin: Roseval X Baraka

Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France

Catalogue registration: 1989

Category: Consumption

Maturity: Medium-early to medium

Descriptive characters

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

yellow skin, flesh pale yellow.

Sprout: Purplish red, wide cylindrical, very hairy

very high.

Plant: Tall, semi-upright to upright habit, branching type.

Upper: no pigmentation, with developed wings, straight

and wavy.

Leaf: Clear green, little divided, half-opened; large, leaflet

oval (I = 1.72); limbus plan.

Flowering: Abundant.

Flower: White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit: Very rare.

cropping and use characters

Yield: 108% of Bintje.

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high enough.

disease Sensitivity: blight Foliage: moderately

susceptible. Tuber blight: NTR

wart: not attacked. Common scab: moderately

susceptible. Virus X: NTR Virus A: NTR Virus Y: fairly susceptible.

Leaf roll: moderately susceptible.

Nematode ROI -4: RAS

Internal tuber defects: Slightly susceptible to stains

rust, hollow heart and black spots.

The sensitivity sprouting : Sensitive.

Dormancy period: Fairly short.

Culinary quality: very good resistance to the baking,

culinary group AB, very slight blackening after cooking,

fry color: NTR

Dry matter content: Low to very low.

Ability to conservation. Fairly good

General characters

mid-early variety, productive, giving enough of tubers, a beautiful presentation and good culinary quality.