SAMBA Seed potatoes Samba
Genetic origin: Roseval X Baraka
Breeder (s): Unicopa and Co clause – France
Catalogue registration: 1989
Maturity: Medium-early to medium
Tuber: Long oval, very regular, very shallow eyes,
yellow skin, flesh pale yellow.
Sprout: Purplish red, wide cylindrical, very hairy
Plant: Tall, semi-upright to upright habit, branching type.
Upper: no pigmentation, with developed wings, straight
Leaf: Clear green, little divided, half-opened; large, leaflet
oval (I = 1.72); limbus plan.
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
mid-early variety, productive, giving enough of tubers, a beautiful presentation and good culinary quality.