Corsica

An early maincrop crisping variety with a good yield and a good dry matter content.

  • Processing
  • Excellent crisping quality
  • Good storability
  • Uniform tuber size

Suitable markets

Processing

Chips, Flakes

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Product manager Peter Geluk about Corsica

Corisca is an early maincrop variety for the processing industry. Our Product Manager Peter Geluk will tell more about its good storability, yield and regular sorting.

Most important Corsica characteristics

Plant and tuber

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

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    relativeYieldClay
    Quite high | 7,5
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    441
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite long | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Average | 6
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Good | 7,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    15% to 25% more tubers | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    23,7%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Average | 6,5
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    5,33
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | C
  • Harvest damage
    Quite sensitive | 6

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Corsica?

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 Corazon 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