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Cherie

FIRM FLESH POTATO VARIETY

  • CHERIE is a red skin potato variety showing remarkable qualities of presentation thanks to its perfect skin finish.
  • Very early variety.
  • High yielding, very regular and uniform tubers.
  • Quality at storage is one of its strongest assets.

PLANT

FOLIAGE MATURITYEARLY
EMERGENCEFAIRLY FAST
PLANT VIGOURFAIRLY HIGH

TUBER

SKIN COLOURRED
FLESH COLOURPALE YELLOW
TUBER SHAPELONG OVAL
SHAPE UNIFORMITYGOOD
EYE DEPTHVERY SHALLOW
TUBER SIZESMALL
TUBER SETHIGH

QUALITY

YIELDFAIRLY HIGH
DRY MATTER CONTENTFAIRLY HIGH (20-22%)
COOKING TYPEA
DISINTEGRATIONNONE
AFTER COOKING DARKENINGVERY SLIGHT
FRYING COLOUR at harvestGOOD
STORAGE ABILITYHIGH

DISEASES

RESISTANCE TO FOLIAGE LATE BLIGHTLOW
RESISTANCE TO TUBER LATE BLIGHTFAIRLY HIGH
RESISTANCE TO PITTED COMMON SCABFAIRLY HIGH
RESISTANCE TO NETTED COMMON SCABHIGH
RESISTANCE TO PVYMODERATE
RESISTANCE TO PVYntnEXCEPTIONAL
RESISTANCE TO PCN G.rostochiensis (Ro1-4)FULL
RESISTANCE TO PCN G.pallida (Pa2-3)NULL
RESISTANCE TO WART pathovar 1FULL

PHYSIOLOGY

DORMANCYLONG
RESISTANCE TO EXTERNAL DAMAGEMODERATE
RESISTANCE TO INTERNAL DAMAGEHIGH
RESISTANCE TO INTERNAL RUST SPOTHIGH
RESISTANCE TO DESPROUTINGFAIRLY HIGH