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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced Tuber

General

  • Origin & Breeding: bred by P. & G. van der Zee & HZPC Holland BV from the cross (TS 77-148 x Monalisa) in Metslawier, The Netherlands, in 1985.
  • Year registered in Canada: 2007
  • Registration number: 6311
  • Maturity: early to mid-season

Botanical Features

  • Plants: tall, semi-erect; stems weakly pigmented; straight single wings; nodes slightly swollen, not pigmented.
  • Leaves: medium green, semi-open; midribs highly pubescent on top, not pigmented; petioles not pigmented.
    Terminal leaflets: medium ovate; tip acute; base cordate and very asymmetrical; strongly wavy margins.
    Primary leaflets: four to five pairs; narrowly ovate; tip acute; base cordate and asymmetrical.
  • Flowers: moderately numerous, white corolla with prominent star; orange anthers; flower buds and peduncles not pigmented.
  • Tubers: oval; smooth yellow skin; few shallow eyes, evenly distributed; slightly prominent eyebrows; light yellow flesh.
  • Sprouts: conical; red-violet; base moderately pubescent, moderately pigmented; tip strongly pubescent, not pigmented, semi-open habit.

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety, uniform in grading. Good resistance to internal bruising. Medium to long dormancy period; medium to low specific gravity.

  • Utilization: fairly firm texture; none to trace of after cooking discoloration; very good for baking, boiling or steaming.
  • Chief Market: fresh market.

Reaction to Diseases

Field immune: potato wart.
Highly resistant: PVA, PVY.
Moderately resistant: leafroll, PVX, late blight on tuber, silver scurf, blackleg, black dot.
Moderately susceptible: late blight on leaves, common scab, powdery scab, rhizoctonia, skin spot.

References: 1, 3, 4, 7.

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