Mercian Ltd

Unit 4 The Barns, Highfield Farm
Mill Lane, Snelson
SK11 9BN
United Kingdom

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Varieties Bred


Varieties Managed

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Accent  Accent is a high yielding early bulking table variety. Attractive, uniform oval tubers with light yellow skins and flesh and excellent cooking characteristics. Resistance to common scab, bruising and splitting. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensisi Ro1. Susceptible to foliage and tuber late blight, blackleg and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa 2/3 and 1. Sensitive to Sencorex post emergence.
Amora  Amora will produce high yields of uniform, oval tubers with yellow skins and flesh. An early bulking variety with good all-round disease resistance, well suited to the early processing market. susceptible to Powdery scab, Blackleg, Bruising and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Resistant to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Splitting.
Maritiema  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg.  This variety has low resistance to potato virus Yo , late blight on foliage and potato leafroll virus..  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.