Arsenal

An early maincrop crisping variety with extensive resistances to potato cyst nematodes and a good yield.

  • Processing
  • Multiple resistances
  • Suitable for crisping and flakes
  • High dry matter content

Suitable markets

Processing

Chips, Flakes

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Most important Arsenal characteristics

Plant and tuber

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

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    Quite high | 7
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    447
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | BC
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite short | 5
  • Harvest damage
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    24,0%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Good | 7,5
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    4,1
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Good | 7,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Good | 7

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Arsenal?

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

Adrie Omtzigt

Product Manager