Marabel

Marabel

VERY ATTRACTIVE FRESH MARKET POTATO DUE TO ITS EXCELLENT SKIN FINISH AND TASTE.

Parentage
Nena x MA 75-364 in 1997
Breeder
Mansholt, Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Agrico, Netherlands
Maturity
Early main to main crop
Yield
Very high
Tubers
Oval to long oval
Attractive yellow skin and yellow flesh
Shallow eyes
Eating Quality
Early main to main crop fresh market (targeted in the
Ilam Hardy to Draga slot).
Marabel has high appeal for the fresh market due to
its excellent skin finish and good taste. Highly suited
for washed pre-packing.
Virus Diseases
Strong resistance to PVY and PVA.
Moderate susceptible to leafroll virus.
Other Diseases
Moderately susceptible to foliar blight.
Moderately susceptible to tuber blight.
Moderately susceptible to powdery scab.
PCN
Resistant to potato cyst nematodes, pathotypes Ro 1+4