Armedi

Armedi (AR 10-2432) is an early maincrop processing variety suitable for the French fries industry

  • Good tuberisation
  • Suitable for long term storage
  • Multiple potato cyst nematodes resistances

Suitable markets

Processing

Fries

Armedi GRB CL©Agrico20
Armedi SNG CL©Agrico20
Armedi FF©Agrico21
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Product manager Martin Pot about Armedi

Armedi is Agrico's new French fries variety. Our Product Manager Martin Pot tells more about its high resistances, baking quality and good storability.

 

Most important Armedi characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 5,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval long
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7,5
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    Purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Average | 6
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Average | 7
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    -
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Average | 6,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    -
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Regular | 7
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6,5
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Average | 6

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    -
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    402
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | C
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite long | 6,5
  • Harvest damage
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Very sensitive | 4
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    21.8
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Average | 6,5
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    3.3
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Excellent | 8
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Good | 7

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 7,5
  • Common scab
    Susceptible | 5,5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    Field resistant | 7
  • PCN Pa 2
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Pa 3
    Field resistant | 8
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Erwinia
    -
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Minimum susceptible | 7,5
  • Leafroll
    -
  • Virus - A
    -
  • Virus - X
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    Very susceptible | 4,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    -
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant* | 10*
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
Olaf van Campen

Would you like to know more about the Armedi?

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 Armedi or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Olaf van Campen

Product Manager