Processing
Starch

Kuras

Maincrop variety for cultivation for starch production, potato cyst nematodes resistant and producing a very good starch yield.
  • White flesh colour
  • Good storability
  • Good resistances against virus and late blight
Marketsegments
Processing
Starch
Kuras nestje met doorsnee
Kuras SNG CL®Agrico20
Agrico Aardappelveld

Plant and tuber characteristics

  • Maturity:
    maincrop / 4
  • Light sprout colour:
    blue violet / BV
  • Flower colour:
    white / W
  • Number of berries:
    very high / 4
  • Foliage - initial development:
    quite fast / 7
  • Foliage - final development:
    quite good / 7,5
  • Foliage - firmness:
    quite firm / 7,5
  • Skin colour:
    yellow / Y
  • Flesh colour:
    white / 4,5
  • Skin finish:
    quite poor / 5
  • Tuber shape:
    round oval / RO
  • Regularity of tuber shape:
    quite regular / 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation:
    average / 6
  • Tuber size:
    quite large / 7,5
  • Regularity of size:
    regular / 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • Secondary growth:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Black spot (internal bruising):
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Growth cracks:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Harvest damage:
    sensitive / 5,5
  • Metribuzin - pre-emergence:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Metribuzin - post-emergence:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon:
    - / -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene:
    - / -
  • Underwater weight:
    490
  • Dry matter content :
    25,9%
  • Cooking type:
    floury / C
  • Discolouration (after cooking):
    very sensitive / 4,5
  • Raw discolouration:
    - / -
  • Fries quality:
    below average / 5,5
  • Dry matter distribution:
    - / -
  • Crisping quality:
    unsuitable / 4,5
  • TGA-level:
    33,8
  • Carvone oil:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy:
    quite short / 5,5
  • Mutation rate:
    this variety may exhibit a high mutation rate. Therefore, the use of carvone oil is discouraged. / Use of carvone oil can provoke mutations.

Resistances

  • Virus - Leaf roll:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Virus - Yn:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber):
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Spraing:
    slightly susceptible / 6,5
  • Late blight - foliage:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8
  • Late blight - tuber:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8
  • Fusarium:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Common scab:
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Powdery scab:
    slightly susceptible / 6,5
  • Black dot:
    - / -
  • Wart disease F1:
    resistant / 10
  • Wart disease F6:
    quite susceptible / 5
  • Wart disease F18:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 1/4:
    resistant / 9
  • Golden nematode Ro 2/3:
    resistant / 9
  • White nematode Pa 2:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 3:
    - / -

Would you like to know more about the Kuras?

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 Kurasor 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
Olaf van Campen

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