Moonlight

Moonlight

VIGOROUS GROWING, HIGHLY VERSATILE POTATO SUITABLE FOR PRE-PACKING AND PROCESSING INTO FRENCH FRIES.

Parentage
1463.1 x V394
Breeder
NZ Plant & Food Research
Breeder's Representative
Eurogrow Potatoes
Maturity
Early main to main crop
Yield
Very high
Tubers
Large to very large tubers
Oval to long oval shape
White skin and white flesh
Shallow eyes
Eating Quality
Very suitable for pre-packing and processing into
French fries. Processing quality is excellent after
medium term storage. Has excellent dormancy that
assists with export shipping.
Virus Diseases
Medium resistance to virus Y and A, slightly
susceptible to virus X, moderate resistance to leafroll
virus.
Other Diseases
Moderately resistant to late blight, good resistance to
tuber blight.
Highly resistant to common and powdery scab.
Good resistance to bacterial soft rot.
PCN
Highly resistant to Ro 1+4 and moderately resistant to Pa 2+3.