Riviera

A first early ware variety with an attractive skin, excellent heat tolerance, good virus resistance and early a good yield.

  • Traditional
  • Large tubers
  • Beautiful appearance
  • Good virus resistances

Suitable markets

Traditional

Riviera nestje met doorsnee
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Riviera DSC®Agrico20
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Product manager Peter Geluk about Riviera

Riviera is a traditional consumption variety for the early segment. Our Product Manager Peter Geluk will tell more about the resistances, the early yield and the cultivation.

Most important Riviera characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    First early | 8
  • Tuber shape
    Oval round
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Low | 5
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7,5
  • 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
    Average | 7
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Average | 6,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Blue-violet
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Regular | 7
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Excellent | 8

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    Quite high | 7
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    318
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather firm | AB
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Average | 6
  • Harvest damage
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 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
    5% to 15% more tubers | 6
  • 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 | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    17,7%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    4,8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Unsuitable | 4,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 4

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Riviera?

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 Riviera 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