Belmonda

Belmonda

Belmonda is a medium early, high yielding, robust ware potato with cooking type B and excellent storability. Belmonda shows attractive, round to oval tubers with a very uniform grading, shallow eyes, beautiful yellow skin and yellow flesh color. Resistant to potato wart disease race 1 and PCN Ro1, Ro4. Excellent tolerance against bruising, rhizoctonia, black leg, phytophthora, internal rust spot and PVYntn. The results under dry conditions are tremendous, especially regarding to second growth.

Plant

Maturity Medium early
Plant type Intermediate
Growth habit Upright
Color of flower Red-violet
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers High
Dormancy High

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval
Flesh color Yellow
Eye depth Shallow, Very shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth

Resistances

Nematodes Ro 1, Ro 4
Potato wart disease Race 1
Leaf blight High
Tuber blight High
Rhizoctonia High
Common scab Medium
Internal rust spot Very high
Second growth Very high
Damages High
Bruising High
PVY Low
PVY ntn High
PLRV Medium

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Directmarketing, Pre-packing
Yield High
Share oversize Low, Medium
Share undersize Low
Cooking type Fairly firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Low
Dry matter content Medium