Premiere

First early variety for the French fries industry with early a good yield.

  • Processing
  • Early delivery straight from the field
  • High dry matter content
  • Good drought tolerance

Suitable markets

Processing

Fries

Premiere nestje met doorsnee
Premiere SNG CL®Agrico20
Premiere FF®Agrico20

Most important Premiere characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    First early | 8
  • Tuber shape
    Oval round
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Medium | 6,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Quite high | 7
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    None | 4
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Fast | 8
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Quite good | 7,5
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Average | 6
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red violet
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Good | 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    Quite high | 7
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    416
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite short | 5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Above average | 6,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Sensitive | 5
  • 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
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    22,4%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Good | 7,5
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    2,8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 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
    Quite sensitive | 6

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Common scab
    Very susceptible | 4,5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Susceptible | 5
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Erwinia
    Susceptible | 5
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Leafroll
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Virus - A
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Virus - X
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Virus - Yn
    Susceptible | 5,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    Minimum susceptible | 7,5
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant | 10
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
Martin Pot

Would you like to know more about the Premiere?

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 Premiere 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