Sahel

TABLE VARIETY

  • SAHEL is a very early variety with a very nice skin finish.
  • Very well adapted to the desertic areas of Western Africa.
  • Very good response to cut.
  • Very good behaviour at traditional storage.

PLANT
FOLIAGE MATURITYMEDIUM EARLY
EMERGENCEFAIRLY FAST
PLANT VIGOURFAIRLY HIGH
TUBER
SKIN COLOURYELLOW
FLESH COLOURPALE YELLOW
TUBER SHAPEROUND TO SHORT OVAL
SHAPE UNIFORMITYGOOD
EYE DEPTHFAIRLY SHALLOW
TUBER SIZELARGE
TUBER SETMODERATE
QUALITY
YIELDFAIRLY HIGH
DRY MATTER CONTENTFAIRLY LOW (17-18%)
COOKING TYPEB
FRYING COLOUR at harvestPOOR
STORAGE ABILITYFAIRLY HIGH
DISEASES
RESISTANCE TO FOLIAGE LATE BLIGHTLOW
RESISTANCE TO TUBER LATE BLIGHTFAIRLY HIGH
RESISTANCE TO PITTED COMMON SCABFAIRLY LOW
RESISTANCE TO PVYFAIRLY LOW
RESISTANCE TO PVYntnMODERATE
RESISTANCE TO PCN G.rostochiensis (Ro1-4)NULL
RESISTANCE TO PCN G.pallida (Pa2-3)NULL
RESISTANCE TO WART pathovar 1FULL
PHYSIOLOGY
DORMANCYSHORT
RESISTANCE TO EXTERNAL DAMAGEHIGH
RESISTANCE TO INTERNAL DAMAGEHIGH
RESISTANCE TO INTERNAL RUST SPOTHIGH
RESISTANCE TO DESPROUTINGMODERATE