Trials have found good resistance to common scab, blackleg, black dot, silver scurf, skin spot and common scab.  This variety has low resistance to late blight on tubers and potato leafroll virus.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Pink Fir Apple hybrid (5RE96) x Valor
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2038

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberShort - oval
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityEarly Maincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerRed violet

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 23rd of July, 2009