Milva

A maincrop ware variety with good resistance to common scab with a very high yield.

  • Retail
  • Rather firm cooking
  • Large tubers
  • High tuberisation

Suitable markets

Retail

Fresh

Milva nestje met doorsnee
Milva SNG CL®Agrico20
Milva SNG CC®Agrico20

Most important Milva characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Yellow | 7
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    High | 8
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7,5
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Good | 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
  • Lightsprout colour
    Blue-violet
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite irregular | 5
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    relativeYieldClay
    High | 8,5
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather floury | B
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    380
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Average | 6
  • Harvest damage
    Sensitive | 5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 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
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    20,7%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    2,4
  • 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
    Unsuitable | 4
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 4

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Milva?

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 Milva or 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