Jonquil Development Limited

168 Seapark
County Dublin



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Varieties Bred


Varieties Managed

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Avalanche  Avalanche is a high yielding early maincrop variety, even sized tubers that set deep, with no greening. Tubers are attractive, round-oval, white skin white flesh, shallow eyes; good resistance to common scab, leaf roll, splitting and bruising; long dormancy, excellent storage. Drought resistant, Avalanche grows well in hot climates. Susceptible to late blight on tubers, powdery scab, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potao cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Paramount  Paramount is a very high yielding red skin white flesh variety producing large even sized tubers. Paramount has high resistance gangrene. Paramount is suitable for boiling, baking and packing. Susceptible to potato virus Yo. Tests show it is resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.