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HEAT TOLERANT RELIABLE RED SKIN TABLE POTATO

Parentage
Laura x Rodeo
Breeder
Agrico Research B.V., Emmeloord, Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Agrico, Netherlands
Maturity
Mid season to main crop. Strong tops
Yield
Reliable medium tuber set. Good yield. Good heat tolerance
Tubers
Oval to long shape
Red skin and yellow flesh
Very shallow eyes
Very smooth skin
Medium dry matter
Eating Quality
Intermediate type A:B (Dry matter 18-20%)
Excellent taste
Virus Diseases
Good tolerance to virus PVY and PVX
Other Diseases
Moderate susceptibility to leaf blight
Some resistance to fusarium
Medium resistance to common and powdery scab
Good Erwinia resistance
PCN
Medium resistance to potato cyst nematodes, pathotypes Ro 1 & 4