Cygnet PB Ltd

Blairfield Farm
Milnathort
Kinross-shire
KY13 OSG
Great Britain

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Varieties Bred

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Bambino  Tubers have poor resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance powdery scab..  This variety has low resistance to silver scurf.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Bonnie  Early production of bold even sized tubers. Bright skin finish with red splash. Suitable for pre-pack and export markets. Bakes well with good taste-test results. Good resistance to silver scurf, skin spot, blackleg and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1. Good dormancy. Susceptible to tuber late blight, powdery scab, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1, potato virus Yo and spliiting.
Bounty  Tubers have good resistance to black dot, dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum), bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to potato virus Yo.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum and potato leafroll virus.
Cabaret  Suitable for the pre-pack, French fry and chipping markets. Dry matter 21%. Produces high yields of bright bold tubers with shallow eyes. Long dormancy gives good long-term storability with stable fry colours. Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum, late blight on foliage, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and potato virus Yo. Shows resistance to enzymic browning, gangrene, Black dot, Blackleg and resistance to potato cyst nematode Globodera Rostochiensis Ro1.
Casablanca  Tubers have good resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus and blackleg..  This variety has low resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and Fusarium Sulphureum , skin spot.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Chicago  Tubers have excellent resistance to splitting and good resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and Fusarium sulphureum , potato leafroll virus and common scab.   This variety has low resistance to potato virus Yo.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and partial resistance to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Excalibur  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to late blight on tubers, powdery scab and blackleg. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to skin spot.
Gatsby  Tubers have good resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (F. coeruleum), powdery scab and potato virus A. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Isle Of Jura  Isle of Jura is suitable for the pre-pack, general ware and export markets thanks to excellent flavour. Large tuber numbers allow high yield of 45x65mm ware. It has medium dry matter and boils extremely well. Good resistance to powdery scab, blackleg, gangrene, potato virus Yo and spraing. tests show susceptibility to Black dot, Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on foliage, Silver scurf. Tests found susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
La Strada  Tubers have some resistance to splitting and bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (F. sulphureum), powdery scab, common scab and potato virus A. This variety has low resistance to potato leafroll virus and Potato virus Yn.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Lionheart  Lionheart is a maincrop variety.  This variety is particularily suitable for french fries.  Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on tubers and foliage and potatro vius Yn. Resistance to Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and potato virus A. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Manhattan  Tubers have poor resistance to splitting and good resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to common scab, potato leafroll virus and potato virus A.  This variety has low resistance to late blight on foliage and tubers and potato virus Yn and Yo.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Pink Gypsy  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to powdery scab, common scab, skin spot and dry rot Fusarium coeruleum .  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated partial resistance to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and potato virus Yo.
Rubesse  Tubers have weak resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found strong resistance to both species of dry rot ( Fusarium coeruleum ) and ( Fusarium sulphureum ) and good resistance to potato leafroll virus.  This variety has low resistance to 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.
Sierra  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus. This variety has low resistance to skin spot.
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Varieties Managed

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Bambino  Tubers have poor resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance powdery scab..  This variety has low resistance to silver scurf.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Bonnie  Early production of bold even sized tubers. Bright skin finish with red splash. Suitable for pre-pack and export markets. Bakes well with good taste-test results. Good resistance to silver scurf, skin spot, blackleg and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1. Good dormancy. Susceptible to tuber late blight, powdery scab, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1, potato virus Yo and spliiting.
Bounty  Tubers have good resistance to black dot, dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum), bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to potato virus Yo.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum and potato leafroll virus.
Cabaret  Suitable for the pre-pack, French fry and chipping markets. Dry matter 21%. Produces high yields of bright bold tubers with shallow eyes. Long dormancy gives good long-term storability with stable fry colours. Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum, late blight on foliage, potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and potato virus Yo. Shows resistance to enzymic browning, gangrene, Black dot, Blackleg and resistance to potato cyst nematode Globodera Rostochiensis Ro1.
Carlingford  Significantly higher yielding and even sized tubers compared with Maris Peer. Firm/waxy texture with freedom from after cooking blackening. Grows well under polythene for early salad production. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1. Has good common scab, potato virus Yo and skin spot resistance.
Casablanca  Tubers have good resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus and blackleg..  This variety has low resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and Fusarium Sulphureum , skin spot.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Chicago  Tubers have excellent resistance to splitting and good resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and Fusarium sulphureum , potato leafroll virus and common scab.   This variety has low resistance to potato virus Yo.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and partial resistance to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Excalibur  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to late blight on tubers, powdery scab and blackleg. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to skin spot.
Gatsby  Tubers have good resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (F. coeruleum), powdery scab and potato virus A. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Isle Of Jura  Isle of Jura is suitable for the pre-pack, general ware and export markets thanks to excellent flavour. Large tuber numbers allow high yield of 45x65mm ware. It has medium dry matter and boils extremely well. Good resistance to powdery scab, blackleg, gangrene, potato virus Yo and spraing. tests show susceptibility to Black dot, Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on foliage, Silver scurf. Tests found susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
La Strada  Tubers have some resistance to splitting and bruising.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot (F. sulphureum), powdery scab, common scab and potato virus A. This variety has low resistance to potato leafroll virus and Potato virus Yn.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Lionheart  Lionheart is a maincrop variety.  This variety is particularily suitable for french fries.  Susceptible to Dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on tubers and foliage and potatro vius Yn. Resistance to Dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and potato virus A. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Navan  Particularly suited for chip shop and French fry production. High yielding with superb fry colour. Good heat and drought tolerance. High dry matter. Susceptible to bruising. Tests show resistance to splitting and potato virus Yo. When tested against potato cyst nematode, resuslts showed it was resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Pink Gypsy  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to powdery scab, common scab, skin spot and dry rot Fusarium coeruleum .  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated partial resistance to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and potato virus Yo.
Rocket  Produces extremely early yield of firm, waxy texture tubers. Particularly suited to green top lifting and responds well under polythene. Yields best under long day length conditions of Northern Europe. Susceptible to late blight on tubers and powdery scab. Resistnace to Bruising and splitting Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Rubesse  Tubers have weak resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising.  Trials have found strong resistance to both species of dry rot ( Fusarium coeruleum ) and ( Fusarium sulphureum ) and good resistance to potato leafroll virus.  This variety has low resistance to 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.
Saxon  Consistent high second early yield of bakers. Boils and bakes with good texture and freedom from cooking blackening or disintegration. Produces bold, bright tubers with excellent black dot resistance allowing long-term storage. Produces early dry matter with good fry colour. Shows susceptibility on late blight on foliage. Resistance to blackdot, dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , blackleg, potato leafroll virus, bruising and splitting. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.
Sierra  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus. This variety has low resistance to skin spot.