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Origin

Sunset

Botanical Features

Breeder

 

Parentage

 

National List Trials

 

Plant Breeders Rights

Northern Ireland Horticulture and Plant Breeding Station

L3091/144 x Desiree

 

 

 

 

Maturity

 

End Use

 

Haulm

 

Flowers

 

Tubers

Maincrop

 

French Fries/Table

 

 

 

Frequent, light purple

 

Long oval tubers, smooth red skin, medium 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                            

6

 

7

 

6

 

6

 

4

 

2

 

9

 

4

3

 

7

 

5

 

7

 

-

 

8

 

4

Resistance to damage, pests and diseases

Consumer Quality

Agronomic Features

Table potato suitable for french fries off field.

Good resistance to bruising, black scurf, dry rot and skin spot with some resistance to common scab. Very good resistance to Late blight on foliage and tubers. High yielding Desiree type with superior resistance to Common scab.