Project Description

Desiree

Parentage: Urgenta x Depesche

Characteristics

  • Parentage: Urgenta x Depesche

  • Maturity: Maincrop

  • Flowers: Red Violet

  • Tuber Shape: Long Oval

  • Tuber Skin: Red

  • Tuber Flesh: Light Yellow

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Desiree

Resistances

Splitting
Bruising
Silver Scurf
Dry Rot (F. sulphureum)
Dry Rot (F. coeruleum)
Skin Spot
Potato Virus Y
Potato Leafroll Virus
PCN (G. Rostoch Ro1)
PCN (G. Pallida Pa 2/3, 1)
Powdery Scab
Common Scab
Blackleg
Tuber Blight
Foliage Blight

Consumer Quality

Maincrop variety with high yields and early bulking. Medium dry matter with firm cooked texture.

Agronomic Features

High resistance to drought with good resistance to Virus Y and Powdery scab.

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