Organic
Retail
Fresh
Traditional

Carolus

An early maincrop, multipurpose ware variety with attractive red eyes and late blight resistance in foliage and tuber.
  • Multipurpose variety
  • High dry matter content
  • Floury cooking
Marketsegments
Organic
Retail
Fresh
Traditional
Carolus nestje met doorsnee
Carolus SNG CL®Agrico20
Carolus FF®Agrico20
Agrico Aardappelveld

Plant and tuber characteristics

  • Maturity:
    early maincrop / 6
  • Light sprout colour:
    blue violet / BV
  • Flower colour:
    purple / P
  • Number of berries:
    very high / 4
  • Foliage - initial development:
    average / 6
  • Foliage - final development:
    good / 8
  • Foliage - firmness:
    firm / 8
  • Skin colour:
    yellow with red eyes / Y/R
  • Flesh colour:
    yellow / 7
  • Skin finish:
    good / 7
  • Tuber shape:
    oval / O
  • Regularity of tuber shape:
    regular / 7
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation:
    average / 6
  • Tuber size:
    quite large / 7
  • Regularity of size:
    regular / 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • Secondary growth:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Black spot (internal bruising):
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Growth cracks:
    sensitive / 5,5
  • Harvest damage:
    sensitive / 5,5
  • Metribuzin - pre-emergence:
    very sensitive / 4,5
  • Metribuzin - post-emergence:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • Underwater weight:
    398
  • Dry matter content :
    21,6%
  • Cooking type:
    floury / BC
  • Discolouration (after cooking):
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Raw discolouration:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Fries quality:
    good / 7
  • Dry matter distribution:
    excellent / 8
  • Crisping quality:
    good / 7
  • TGA-level:
    5,4
  • Carvone oil:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy:
    average / 6,5

Resistances

  • Virus - Leaf roll:
    - / -
  • Virus - Yn:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber):
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Spraing:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Late blight - foliage:
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Late blight - tuber:
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Fusarium:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Common scab:
    susceptible / 5
  • Powdery scab:
    susceptible / 5
  • Black dot:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Wart disease F1:
    resistant / 10
  • Wart disease F6:
    - / -
  • Wart disease F18:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 1/4:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 2/3:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 2:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 3:
    - / -

Would you like to know more about the Carolus?

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

Adrie Omtzigt

Product Manager
Omtzigt, Adrie | PM | Portret

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