Agrico UK Ltd

Castleton of Eassie
By Forfar
Angus
DD8 1SJ
Great Britain
Webpage: www.agrico.co.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1307 840551  —  Fax: +44 (0)1307 840245  —  Email: [javascript protected email address]

Varieties Bred

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Amorosa  ..
Cosmos  Second Early Baker with high yields of uniform tubers. Good drought tolerance. Excellent bright skin and good shape. Ideally suited to organic production. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and globodera pallida Good resistance to common scab, tuber blight, bruising and splitting.
Elisabeth  First/Second Early with good yields of uniform tubers. Very shallow eyes. Excellent dormancy. Suitable for the punnet market. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and foliage. Tests for resistance to Blackleg, potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Rudolph  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum) and skin spot.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and late blight on tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Saturna  Late maincrop maturity producing low yields of small tubers. High resistance to common scab and good resistance to spraing and mild mosaic virus. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1. Susceptible to drought. High dry matter with a good fry colour. Suitable for long term storage.
Sofia  Tubers have good resistance to splitting and excellent resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to skin spot and silver scurf. This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium suplphureum), late blight on foliage and late blight on tubers..  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Toluca  Tubers have some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to black dot. This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum).  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Virgo  Tests show susceptibility to black dot, dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on foliage, powdery scab, sílver scurf, potato virus Yo and splitting.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Varieties Managed

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Agria  Agria is a high yielding maincrop variety.  Plants yield a good number of tubers.  This variety is suitable for a range of uses including crisping, french fries, processing (starch / flake) as well as table use.  Tubers have some resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus and potato virus Yo . This variety has low resistance to blackleg.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Almera  Almera is a high yielding second early variety.  Plants yield a high number of tubers.  This variety is suitable for a range of uses including crisping, french fries as well as table use.  Tubers have some resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to silver scurf, skin spot and potato leafroll virus.  This variety has low resistance to black dot, late blight on foliage and powdery scab.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Alouette  [Non-IVT Variety]
Ambassador  ..
Amorosa  ..
Arizona  Trials have found good resistance to potato mop top (spraing).  This variety has low resistance to black dot, dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and late blight on foliage and tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Arrow  Tubers have some resistance to splitting and good resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to silver scurf.  Tests demonstrated resistance to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1, Dry rot fusarium coeruleum and late blight on foliage.
Arsenal 
Athlete  [Non-IVT Variety]
Carolus  [Non-IVT Variety]
Carolus 
Constance  [Non-IVT Variety]
Cosmos  Second Early Baker with high yields of uniform tubers. Good drought tolerance. Excellent bright skin and good shape. Ideally suited to organic production. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and globodera pallida Good resistance to common scab, tuber blight, bruising and splitting.
Elisabeth  First/Second Early with good yields of uniform tubers. Very shallow eyes. Excellent dormancy. Suitable for the punnet market. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and foliage. Tests for resistance to Blackleg, potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Fianna  Maincrop processing. Can be utilised in the Chipping market. Good shape. Good resistance to growth cracks and secondary growth. Higher levels of nitrogen are required to help reduce DM. Very low sugar accumulation, giving excellent long-term storage. Susceptible to late blight on tubers, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Tests show resistance to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , Powdery scab, Skin spot, splitting, bruising, potato virus Yo and resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis .
Fontane  Trials have found resistance to potato virus Yo and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis .  Susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1, Blackleg, and late blight on foliage.
Gourmandine  [Non-IVT Variety]
Kondor  Red skinned maincrop table potato, which is high yielding, high bulking and copes well with heat and drought stress. Mainly an export variety from the UK. Tests show susceptibility to silver scurf, Blackleg, potatos cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and Splitting.
Manitou  [Non-IVT Variety]
Marfona  Second early table potato, tending to produce large baker fraction. Very popular early baker for numerous supermarket outlets. Tests show resistance to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum and splitting. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Markies  Exceptional fry quality, long-term storage with low reducing sugars, good dormancy. Very low requirement for nitrogen. High tolerance to drought stress. Late foliage maturity, but, early in setting tubers. Resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum , late blight on tubers, blackleg, Bruising, splitting. Resistant to potato virus Yo and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Mustang  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to skin spot, dry rot (F. coeruleum) and silver scurf..  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (F. sulphureum and late blight on tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Performer  [Non-IVT Variety]
Picasso  Suitable for pre-pack and general ware. Oval white tubers with pink eyes and cream to light yellow flesh. Susceptible to powdery scab and spraing. Resistant to potato virus Yo and common scab. Tests show it is resistant to potato cyst nematode globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Very high yields achievable but often with high levels of out grades.
Premiere  Suitable for the early French fries and processing markets, with medium yields, early bulking and high DM. Susceptible to late blight on foliage, Blackleg and potato virus Yo. Resistance to bruising and splitting. Tests show susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Red Robin  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting. Susceptible to blackleg and potato virus Yo.  Trials have found strong resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum).  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Romano  Suitable for pre-pack and general ware. Short oval, red tubers with cream flesh. Long dormancy. High yields with low out grade levels. Susceptible to leaf roll virus. Good resistance to skin spot, bruisng, dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum), virus Yo, and spraing. Good resistance to skin spot. Susceptible to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Rudolph  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum) and skin spot.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and late blight on tubers.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Sante  Suitable for pre-pack, processing and general ware. Most commonly grown organic variety. Susceptible to silver scurf, skin spot and blackleg. Tests show resistance to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , powdery scab, potato leafroll virus, potato virus Yo and bruising. Tests for potato cyst nematode shows it is resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Toluca  Tubers have some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to black dot. This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum).  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Virgo  Tests show susceptibility to black dot, dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on foliage, powdery scab, sílver scurf, potato virus Yo and splitting.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Volare  [Non-IVT Variety]
White Lady  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus and potato virus Yo.  This variety has low resistance to late blight on tubers and blackleg.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.