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Penelope

MULTI PURPOSE VARIETY

  • Yellow flesh variety
  • Rather fast growing with a vigorous crop
  • Very regular large tubers with excellent culinary taste
  • Excellent for long storage

PLANT & TUBER

FOLIAGE MATURITYEARLY
EMERGENCEMODERATE
PLANT VIGOURHIGH
SKIN COLOURDEEP YELLOW
FLESH COLOURYELLOW
TUBER SHAPELONG OVAL
SHAPE UNIFORMITYGOOD
EYE DEPTHVERY SHALLOW
TUBER SIZEVERY LARGE
TUBER SETFAIRLY LOW

DISEASES

RESISTANCE TO FOLIAGE LATE BLIGHTFAIRLY LOW
RESISTANCE TO TUBER LATE BLIGHTMODERATE
RESISTANCE TO PITTED COMMON SCABFAIRLY LOW
RESISTANCE TO PVYLOW
RESISTANCE TO PVYntnHIGH
RESISTANCE TO PCN G.rostochiensis (Ro1-4)NULL
RESISTANCE TO PCN G.pallida (Pa2-3)NULL
RESISTANCE TO WART pathovar 1NULL

QUALITY

YIELDHIGH
DRY MATTER CONTENTLOW (15-17%)
COOKING TYPEA-B
DISINTEGRATIONNONE
AFTER COOKING DARKENINGNONE
STORAGE ABILITYMODERATE

PHYSIOLOGY

DORMANCYFAIRLY SHORT
RESISTANCE TO INTERNAL RUST SPOTMODERATE
RESISTANCE TO DESPROUTINGLOW
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