Baby Lou

Baby Lou

Baby Lou is a maincrop variety perfectly suited for the production of baby potatoes. It provides high yields of firm cooking regular sized tubers (< 45 mm) due to its high tuber set. Taste and culinary quality in general are excellent. Baby Lou shows a strong performance against PVY, PVYntn, bruising, common scab, TRV and Rhizoctonia. Resistances: PCN Ro 1, potato wart disease 1*

Plant

Maturity Medium early
Plant type Intermediate
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower White
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers Very high
Dormancy High

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Oval
Flesh color Yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth, Netted

Resistances

Nematodes Ro 1
Leaf blight Low, Medium
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia High
Black leg High
Common scab High
Internal rust spot Very high
Second growth High
Silver scurf Medium, High
Damages High
Bruising High
PVY Very high
PVY ntn Very high

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Pre-packing, Babypotatoes, Convenience
Yield Medium, High
Share oversize Very low
Share undersize Medium
Cooking type Firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Low
Dry matter content Medium
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