Velox

Velox

Extra early, cooking type B ware potato. Good suitability for washing and pre-packing as well as early French fries production. Medium to large, long and oval tubers with smooth, yellow skin and light yellow flesh. The tuber size is very regular. Resistant to PCN Ro1, 4 and potato wart disease race 1. Excellent resistance to common scab, Rhizoctonia, blackleg, brown spot, tuber blight and Yntn.

Plant

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

Tuber characteristics

Tuber shape Long oval
Flesh color Light yellow
Eye depth Shallow
Skin color Yellow
Skin characteristic Netted

Resistances

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

Yield and Quality

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