Edison

Edison

Edison is a high yielding french fries maincrop providing perfect frying results - even after long term storage at low temperatures. Also in rough conditions like drought and heat it grows regular sized tubers of a long oval shape with light yellow flesh. Its nice skin quality makes it also suitable as ware crop. Strong performance against bruising, spraing/TRV, scab, powdery scab, PVY and PVYntn. Resistances: PCN Ro 1

Plant

Maturity Medium early
Plant type Intermediate
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower Light red-violet
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers Medium
Dormancy High

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Oval, Long oval
Flesh color Cream, Light yellow
Eye depth Shallow, Medium
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth, Netted

Resistances

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

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, French fries
Yield High
Share oversize High
Share undersize Very low
Cooking type Fairly firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Low
Discoloration raw Low
Dry matter content Medium
Chips quality after harvest Very good
Chips quality after longterm storage Very good
* was found to be resistant in one EU country
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