Rousseau

A second early maincrop red skin salad variety with a beautiful shape and a very regular size.

  • Retail
  • High tuberisation
  • Nice skin finish
  • Official classification for chair ferme

Suitable markets

Retail

Salads

Rousseau nestje met doorsnee
Rousseau SNG CC®Agrico20
Rousseau WDG®Agrico20

Most important Rousseau statistics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Second early | 6,5
  • Tuber shape
    Long oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    High | 8
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7
  • Skin colour
    Red
  • Flower colour
    Purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Average | 6
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Fast | 8
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red violet
  • 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
    Good | 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    relativeYieldClay
    Quite high | 7
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    378
  • 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
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    Average 5% fewer tubers | 4
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    20,6%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    5,9
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Unsuitable | 4,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 4

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Rousseau?

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 Rousseau 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