Fianna

Fianna

NEW ZEALAND’S MAIN CRISPING POTATO ALSO SUITABLE FOR MASHED POTATOES.

Parentage
KO 62-660 x AM 64-2
Breeder
J.P.G. Könst, Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Agrico, Netherlands
Maturity
Main crop to late main crop
Yield
Very high, even under drought conditions
Tubers
Medium to large tubers
Oval shape
Cream skinned with creamy-white flesh
Shallow eyes
Eating Quality
Suitable for crisps and mashed potatoes. Fianna
has high dry matter content and is the main variety
used for crisp production in New Zealand.
Virus Diseases
High resistance to virus Y and A. Moderate
resistance to leafroll virus.
Other Diseases
Moderate resistance to leaf blight and good
resistance to tuber blight.
Good resistance to common scab, very resistant to
powdery scab.
PCN
Resistant to potato cyst nematodes, pathotypes Ro 1+4.