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Denomination: 'Jazzy'
Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum
Applicant/Holder: C. Meijer B.V.
Stationsweg 18a, 4416 PJ Kruiningen
Postbus 1, 4416 AG
Breeder: J.P.M. Muijsers, C. Meijer B.V., Kruiningen, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Solanum International Inc.
4 Legend Trail
Stony Plain, Alberta
T7Z 0B1
Tel: 780-963-4507
Application Date: 2011-12-06
Application Number: 11-7430
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-02-13
Certificate Number: 4726
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2032-02-13

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Bintje'

Summary: The proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration of the base on the lightsprout of 'Jazzy' is absent or low whereas it is high on 'Bintje'. The tip of the lightsprout for 'Jazzy' is closed with sparse pubescence and a medium number of root tips whereas it is open with medium pubescence and few root tips for 'Bintje'. The extent of anthocyanin colouration on the stem of 'Jazzy' is absent or very low at the base only while it is low to medium along the entire stem for 'Bentje'. There is an absent or very low frequency of flowers on the plant of 'Jazzy' while there is a medium frequency of flowers on the plant of 'Bintje'. The plant of 'Jazzy' matures early to mid- season while 'Bintje' matures late.


LIGHTSPROUT: medium size, ovoid, medium number of root tips, short lateral shoots
LIGHTSPROUT BASE: strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration, with absent or low proportion of blue in the anthocyanin colouration, sparse to medium pubescence
LIGHTSPROUT TIP: small size in relation to base, closed habit, medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration, sparse pubescence

PLANT: stem to intermediate type foliage structure where foliage is open or half open and stems are clearly to partly visible, spreading growth habit, early to medium maturity

STEM: absent or very low anthocyanin colouration at base only

LEAF: medium outline, open, medium green colour, absent or very low extent and absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on the midrib of the upper side
SECOND PAIR OF LATERAL LEAFLETS: large size, narrower than long width in relation to length
LEAFLETS: medium presence of secondary leaflets, low frequency of coalescence of terminal and lateral leaflets, weak waviness of margin, shallow to medium to deep veins, dull to medium glossiness of upper side, no pubescence on blade at apical rosette

INFLORESCENCE: absent or very low frequency per plant

TUBER: long-oval shape, medium yellow flesh
TUBER EYES: shallow to medium depth
TUBER SKIN: yellow, yellow at base of eye, absent to weak anthocyanin colouration in reaction to light

Origin & Breeding History: The origin of 'Jazzy' (experimental designation CMK2001-069-056) is the result of the cross made in 1998 between 'Franceline' as the female parent and 'Cupido' as the male parent at the C. Meijer B.V. Breeding Station in Rilland, The Netherlands. Selection criteria were yield, tuber appearance, storability and disease resistance.

Tests & Trials: Tests and trials for 'Jazzy' were conducted during the 2012 growing season in Drummond, New Brunswick. Each plot per variety consisted of 60 plants grown in a single row with a row length of 18.5 metres and a row spacing of 0.9 metres between rows. Plants were spaced 0.30 metres apart.

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Potato: 'Jazzy' (left) with reference variety 'Bintje' (right)

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