Napoleon

Napoleon (AR 10-4637) is a maincrop crisping variety with a good uniformity of size and a high dry matter content.

  • Good crisping quality
  • Suitable for the processing of flakes
  • Good virus resistances

Suitable markets

Processing

Chips, Flakes

Napoleon GRB CL©Agrico20
Napoleon SNG CL©Agrico20
Napoleon CHP©Agrico21
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Product manager Adrie Omtzigt about Napoleon

Napoleon is a new potato chip variety from Agrico. Adrie Omtzigt will explain its regular grading, good frying quality and its few sugar defects.

 

Most important Napoleon characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 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
    Average | 6
  • 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 violet
  • 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 poor | 5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    relativeYieldClay
    -
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    450
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Average | 6
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Good | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Good | 7,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 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
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    24.1
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Good | 7
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    5.5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 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 | BC
  • Harvest damage
    Quite sensitive | 6,5

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    -
  • Late blight tuber
    -
  • Common scab
    -
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    -
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    -
  • Erwinia
    -
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    -
  • Leafroll
    -
  • Virus - A
    -
  • Virus - X
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    -
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    -
  • Wart disease F1
    -
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
Omtzigt, Adrie | PM | Portret

Would you like to know more about the Napoleon?

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

Adrie Omtzigt

Product Manager