Markies

Markies

EXCELLENT FOR PROCESSING INTO FRENCH FRIES, PARTICULARLY GOOD FOR LONG TERM STORAGE.

Parentage
Fianna x Agria
Breeder
Mansholt, Netherlands
Breeder's Representative
Agrico, Netherlands
Maturity
Main crop to late main crop
Yield
Very high
Tubers
Large to very large tubers
Long oval shape
Yellow skinned with yellow flesh
Shallow to medium eyes
Eating Quality
Primary use is for French fries from long term
storage. Excellent sugar stability and processing
quality even after very long-term storage. Excellent
taste. Also suitable for pre-packing and processing
into crisps.
Virus Diseases
High resistance to virus Y and A, immune to virus X,
moderate resistance to leafroll virus.
Other Diseases
Good resistance to leaf blight and tuber blight.
Some susceptibility to early blight.
Average resistance to common scab, susceptible to
powdery scab.
PCN
Resistant to potato cyst nematodes, pathotypes Ro 1+4.