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Universa

Breeder(s): Bretagne Plants and Cecab
Catalogue registration: 2006
Category: Consumption
Maturity: Medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber: Long oval, yellow skin, and yellow flesh

Growing and use-related characters

Yield: 118.05% of (Bintje + Désirée + Charlotte + Monalisa) / 4.
Grading: Proportion of large tubers: high

Susceptibility to diseases:
• Leaf blight: susceptible

• Tuber blight: susceptible to very susceptible.
• Common scab: fairly susceptible

• Virus X: susceptible.

• Virus A: susceptible.

• Virus Y: fairly susceptible

• Leaf roll: fairly susceptible
• Nematode RO1-4: resistant.
• Nematode PA2-3: susceptible

Internal tuber defects:
• fairly susceptible to rust spots and lack spots

• slightly susceptible to hollow heart.

Dormancy period: slightly short to fairly short

Culinary quality: table use group A-B
Dry matter content: very low
Keeping quality: medium