CAPRI

CAPRI is a very early and tough variety, which gets mature very quickly.

VARIETY DESCRIPTION

QUALITY

Cooking type B, good taste, yellow flesh (after cooking as well), very low sensitivity to internal defects

YIELD

For early harvesting: high marketable yield, large sized tubers

RESISTANCES

  • Nematodes: Ro 1, 4
  • Potato wart disease (synchyt.): 1
  • Y-Virus (PVY): high
  • Potato leaf roll virus (PLRV):medium to high
  • Late blight (phytophthora inf.): high
  • Black leg (erwinia spp.): high
  • Common scab (streptom. scabies): high

TUBER

Oval tubers, shallow eyes, smooth and bright-yellow skin, yellow flesh

PLANT

Intermediate type, white flowers, rapid youth development

AGRONOMIC ADVICE

CAPRI has medium demands to soil and water supply. Treatment against Rhizoctonia solani is recommended. It should be planted in rows allowing 28-30cm between in a well prepared seedbed. CAPRI prefers a harmonic fertilization. Spraying should be done in usual intervals.