Pepsico

c/o Cambridge University Farm
Huntingdon Road
Girton
Cambridge
CB3 0LH
Great Britain

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Varieties Bred

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Varieties Managed

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Brooke  Tubers have some susceptibilty to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg, dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum) and potato leafroll virus  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium 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. This variety also has susceptibility to Bruising and Splitting.
Linton  Tubers have some resistance to splitting, common scab and dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum).  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg.  This variety has low 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.
Madingley  Tubers have good resistance to splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to powdery scab, blackleg and potato leafroll virus.  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.
Milton  Trials have found good resistance to potato leafroll virus.This variety has low resistance to late blight on tubers and 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.
Newton  Tubers have poor resistance to splitting.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum.).  Newton has resistance to powdery scab, blackleg and common scab. Tests for resistance to potato cyst Nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Orwell  Orwell is an early maincrop variety.  This variety is particularily suitable for crisping.   Trials have found good resistance to blackleg and potato virus Yo, Yn and A.  This variety has low resistance to late blight on foliage and late blight on tubers and powdery scab. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Sandpiper  Tubers have good resistance to splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg and potato virus Yo .  This variety has low resistance to late blight on tubers and foliage.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Shelford   Trials have found good resistance to blackleg, silver scurf, potato leafroll virus, potato virus Yo and potato mop top (spraing). This variety has low resistance to dry rot Fusarium sulphureum , late blight on tubers and common scab.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Smith's Comet   Trials have found good resistance to potato virus Yo.  This variety has low resistance to late blight on tubers and common scab.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.