Verona

Verona

Verona is a very early, high yielding table potato with cooking type B. The attractive tubers with uniform grading are of excellent quality, with smooth, yellow skin and shallow eyes. It shows high tolerances to internal rust spot, rhizoctonia, black leg, bruising, and PVYntn. Verona is resistant to PCN Ro1, Ro4 and potato wart disease race 1.

Plant

Maturity Very early
Plant type Intermediate
Growth habit Semi-upright
Color of flower Red-violet
Foliage development Rapid
Number of tubers Medium
Dormancy Low, Medium

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Oval
Flesh color Light 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 Low, Medium
Tuber blight Medium, High
Rhizoctonia High
Black leg High
Common scab Medium, High
Internal rust spot High
Damages Medium
Bruising High
PVY Low
PVY ntn Low, High
PLRV Low

Yield and Quality

Market outlet Ware, Pre-packing
Yield Medium, High
Share oversize Medium
Share undersize Low, Medium
Cooking type Fairly firm cooking
After cooking discoloration Very low, Low
Discoloration raw Very low, Low
Dry matter content Low, Medium
* was found to be resistant in one EU country