Constance

RELIABLE BAKING POTATO WITH GOOD EYE APPEAL

Parentage
Marabel x AR 93-1243
Breeder
.L. Spijkman, Hijken, Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Marketed by Agrico Research B.V., Emmeloord, Netherlands
Maturity
Mid season to main crop. Strong tops
Yield
Reliable medium tuber set. High yield. Good heat tolerance
Tubers
Oval shape
Bright yellow skin and light yellow flesh
Very shallow eyes
Very smooth skin
Medium dry matter
Eating Quality
Intermediate type A:B (Dry matter 18-20%)
Excellent taste
Highly suited for baking
Virus Diseases
Good tolerance to virus PVY and PVX
Other Diseases
Moderate susceptibility to leaf blight
Some resistance to fusarium
Medium resistance to common scab
Susceptible to powdery scab
Medium Erwinia resistance
PCN
Medium resistance to potato cyst nematodes, pathotypes Ro 1 & 4, Pa 2 & 3