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Origin

Desiree

Botanical Features

Breeder

 

Parentage

 

National List Trials

 

Plant Breeders Rights

HZPC UK Limited

 

Urgenta x Depesche

 

 

 

 

Maturity

 

End Use

 

Haulm

 

Flowers

 

Tubers

Early Maincrop

 

French Fries/Table

 

 

 

Red Violet

 

Long oval tubers, red skin with light yellow flesh

Virus Y                                      

 

Skin Spot                                  

 

Dry Rot (F. coeruleum)            

 

Dry Rot (F. sulphureum)          

 

Silver Scurf                              

 

Bruising                                    

 

Splitting                                    

Foliage blight                  

 

Tuber blight                    

 

Blackleg                          

 

Common scab                

 

Powdery scab                

 

G.Pallida Pa 2/3,1          

 

G.Rostochiensis Ro1    

 

Leafroll                            

4

 

5

 

4

 

4

 

-

 

2

 

2

 

4

7

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

5

 

5

Resistance to damage, pests and diseases

Consumer Quality

Agronomic Features

Maincrop variety with high yields and early bulking.

Desiree has a medium dry matter, firm cooked texture, good boiling, fresh french fry and mashing quality.

Maincrop maturity, with high yields and early bulking. High resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus Yo and powdery scab. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1, and mis-shapes on heavy soils. Moderately susceptible to spraing and mild mosaic viruses.