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TABLE POTATOES

Norvalley

Key Features

Highlights

High yielding variety with medium number of tubers per plant. Wide adaptability, suitable for production on irrigated or non irrigated land. Resistant to hollow heart and blackspot. Medium dormancy period. Good storability.
Remark: NorValley has the ability to produce commercially acceptable chips directly out of 6 C storage without the need for reconditioning (cold-sweetening resistance).

Utilization

Good for processing into chips.

Chief Markets

Processing, fresh market.


Characteristics

Maturity

Mid-season

Plants

Medium, semi-erect; stems medium thick, not pigmented; prominent, single waved wings; nodes not swollen and not pigmented.

Leaves

Medium green, closed; lower surface pubescent; petioles and midribs not pigmented.

Terminal leaflets:medium ovate; apex acuminate; base asymmetrical and cordate; margins weakly wavy.
Primary leaflets: medium ovate; apex acuminate, base symmetrical and truncate; four pairs.

Tubers

Round to oval; smooth white skin with a yellow undertone; shallow eyes, moderately numerous and evenly distributed; non prominent eyebrows; cream-white flesh.

Reaction To Diseases

Moderately Resistant

Common scab

Susceptible

PVY, PVX, late blight, early blight, verticillium wilt, fusarium dry rot, bacterial soft rot.