Nirvana

Nirvana (AR 10-2460) is an early maincrop processing variety suitable for the French fries industry, with late blight resistance

  • High dry matter content
  • Good dry matter distribution
  • Late blight resistance

Suitable markets

Processing

Fries

Organic

Newest breed available
Nirvana GRB CL©Agrico20
Nirvana SNG CL©Agrico20
Nirvana FF©Agrico20
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Product manager Olaf van Campen about Nirvana

Nirvana is a new Next Generation variety from Agrico. Olaf van Campen will explain about this variety. This variety is Phytophthora-resistant, has a good yield and a good distribution in dry matter.

 

Most important Nirvana characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 5,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Yellow | 7
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    Purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Quite good | 7,5
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Firm | 8
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Regular | 7
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6,5
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Quite poor | 5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    relativeYieldClay
    -
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    422
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Good | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Average | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    22.8%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Excellent | 8
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    3.5
  • 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 | 6,5
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | BC
  • Harvest damage
    Sensitive | 5

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Nirvana?

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

Martin Pot

Product Manager