Safrane

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Safrane

Genetic Origin: Fanette X (Maris Piper X INRA 67.8.637)
Breeder(s): INRA France
Assignee: Gopex Distribution S.A.
Catalogue registration: 1991
Category: Ware potato
Maturity: Early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: long oval, regular, very shallow eyes, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield: 111% of Bintje

Grading: Proportion of large tubers: fairly high to high

Susceptibility to diseases:
• Leaf blight: susceptible
• Tuber blight: NTR.

• Black wart: not attacked
• Common scab: fairly susceptible

• Virus X: NTR.

• Virus A : NTR.

• Virus Y : susceptible

• Leaf roll : moderately susceptible
• Nematode RO1-4 : NTR.

Susceptibility to desprouting:
moderately susceptible.

Dormancy period : fairly short

Culinary quality : table-use group B
Dry matter content: low

General characters

Relatively early productive variety, with regular tubers showing highly homogeneous grading.