Connect

Connect

Connect is a medium late table potato with cooking type BC with light yellow to yellow flesh. Connect is high yielding with good resistances to late blight, in both, the foliage and tubers and is therefore well suited for organic cultivation. Long dormancy. Suitable for French fries fresh from the field. Good resistances against PVY, alternaria, fusarium, internal rust spot, common scab and potato wart disease race 1.

Plant

Maturity Medium early, Medium late
Plant type Stem type
Growth habit Upright
Foliage development Very rapid, Rapid
Number of tubers Medium
Dormancy High

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Round oval
Flesh color Light yellow, Yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Smooth, Netted

Resistances

Potato wart disease Race 1 *
Leaf blight High
Tuber blight High
Common scab Medium, High
Internal rust spot Medium, High
Damages Medium, High
PVY Very high
PVY ntn Very high

Yield and Quality

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