Picasso

Maincrop ware variety with a yellow skin, prominent red eyes, good common scab resistance and suitable for long term storage.
  • High yielding
  • Good drought tolerance
  • Good tolerance against bruising and damage
Marketsegments
Traditional
Picasso nestje met doorsnee
Picasso SNG CL®Agrico20
Agrico Aardappelveld

Plant and tuber characteristics

  • Maturity:
    maincrop / 5
  • Light sprout colour:
    red violet / RV
  • Flower colour:
    white / W
  • Number of berries:
    very high / 4
  • Foliage - initial development:
    average / 6,5
  • Foliage - final development:
    good / 8
  • Foliage - firmness:
    quite firm / 7,5
  • Skin colour:
    yellow with red eyes / Y/R
  • Flesh colour:
    light yellow / 6
  • Skin finish:
    average / 6
  • Tuber shape:
    oval / O
  • Regularity of tuber shape:
    quite regular / 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation:
    average / 6
  • Tuber size:
    large / 8
  • Regularity of size:
    regular / 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • Secondary growth:
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Black spot (internal bruising):
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Growth cracks:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Harvest damage:
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Metribuzin - pre-emergence:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Metribuzin - post-emergence:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon:
    - / -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene:
    5% fewer to 5% more tubers / 5
  • Underwater weight:
    381
  • Dry matter content :
    20,8%
  • Cooking type:
    rather floury / B
  • Discolouration (after cooking):
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Raw discolouration:
    - / -
  • Fries quality:
    unsuitable / 5
  • Dry matter distribution:
    - / -
  • Crisping quality:
    unsuitable / 4
  • TGA-level:
    1,9
  • Carvone oil:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy:
    long / 8

Resistances

  • Virus - Leaf roll:
    susceptible / 5
  • Virus - Yn:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber):
    susceptible / 5
  • Spraing:
    susceptible / 5
  • Late blight - foliage:
    susceptible / 5
  • Late blight - tuber:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Fusarium:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Common scab:
    slightly susceptible / 7
  • Powdery scab:
    susceptible / 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:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 2:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 3:
    - / -

Would you like to know more about the Picasso?

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

Peter Geluk

Product Manager
Peter Geluk

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