Estelle

Estelle (SW 10-8218) is an early maincrop yellow flesh ware variety with potato cyst nematodes resistance and a good dormancy.

  • Attractive yellow fleshcolour
  • Firm cooking
  • Good dry matter content

Suitable markets

Retail

Fresh

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Product manager Adrie Omtzigt about Estelle

Estelle is a yellow-fleshed, firm cooking retail variety from Agrico. Product Manager Adrie Omtzigt explains more about its stable cooking characteristics, high resistances and good storage qualities.

 

Most important Estelle characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 5,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Yellow | 7
  • 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 | 7
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red
  • 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
    Above average | 6,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    -
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    385
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Firm | A
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Harvest damage
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 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 | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    21
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    1.5
  • 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 | 6,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Average | 6
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 5

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Estelle?

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

Illie Patu

Product Manager