Organic
Processing
Flakes, Starch

Ardeche

An early maincrop starch variety with a good yield, late blight resistant in foliage and tuber and suitable for the production of flakes.
  • Good starch yield
  • Multiple potato cyst nematodes resistances
  • Good virus resistances
Marketsegments
Organic
Processing
Flakes, Starch
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Product manager Adrie Omtzigt about Ardeche

Product manager Adrie Omtzigt explains you that Ardeche is a good yielding starch variety. In addition to good resistance to Phytophthora, it has multiple potato cyst nematodes resistances and is suitable for the production of flakes. 

 

Plant and tuber characteristics

  • Maturity:
    early maincrop / 5,5
  • Light sprout colour:
    green red / GR
  • Flower colour:
    white / W
  • Number of berries:
    average / 6
  • Foliage - initial development:
    fast / 8
  • Foliage - final development:
    good / 8
  • Foliage - firmness:
    quite firm / 7,5
  • Skin colour:
    yellow / Y
  • Flesh colour:
    light yellow / 6,5
  • Skin finish:
    very poor / 4
  • Tuber shape:
    round oval / RO
  • Regularity of tuber shape:
    quite regular / 6,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation:
    quite low / 5
  • Tuber size:
    quite large / 7,5
  • Regularity of size:
    regular / 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • Secondary growth:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Black spot (internal bruising):
    very sensitive / 4,5
  • Growth cracks:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Harvest damage:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Metribuzin - pre-emergence:
    slightly to not sensitive / 8
  • Metribuzin - post-emergence:
    slightly to not sensitive / 8
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon:
    slightly to not sensitive / 8
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • Underwater weight:
    474
  • Dry matter content :
    25,3%
  • Cooking type:
    floury / C
  • Discolouration (after cooking):
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Raw discolouration:
    - / -
  • Fries quality:
    unsuitable / 4
  • Dry matter distribution:
    - / -
  • Crisping quality:
    average / 6
  • TGA-level:
    4,7
  • Carvone oil:
    5% fewer tubers / 4
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy:
    quite short / 5,5

Resistances

  • Virus - Leaf roll:
    - / -
  • Virus - Yn:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber):
    slightly to not susceptible / 8,5
  • Spraing:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Late blight - foliage:
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Late blight - tuber:
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Fusarium:
    - / -
  • Common scab:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Powdery scab:
    slightly susceptible / 6,5
  • Black dot:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Wart disease F1:
    moderately susceptible / 8
  • Wart disease F6:
    moderately susceptible / 8
  • Wart disease F18:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 1/4:
    resistant / 9
  • Golden nematode Ro 2/3:
    resistant / 9
  • White nematode Pa 2:
    resistant / 9
  • White nematode Pa 3:
    field resistant / 7

Would you like to know more about the Ardeche?

The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.

If you have any specific questions about the Ardeche or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Peter Geluk

Product Manager
Peter Geluk

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