Zella J. Doig

Cavilston
Old Fargie
Glenfarg
Perth
PH29 9QF
Great Britain

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Varieties Bred

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Apache  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg and dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum).  This variety has low resistance to potato leafroll virus 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.
Bute  Tubers have some resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to powdery scab, dry rots Fusarium sulphureum and Fusarium coeruleum, mop top (spraing) and potato virus A  This variety has low resistance to tuber late blight, potato virus yn, potato leafroll virus and 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.
Golden Nugget  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum and sulphureum), powdery scab, common scab, blackleg and potato leafroll virus.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated partial resistance to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Pixie  Pixie produces high numbers of attractive parti-coloured tubers of consistent shape and size. Tubers are white fleshed and have excellent cooking characteristics. Susceptible to Blackdot, late blight on foliage and potato virus Yo. Resistance to Powdery scab, blackleg and spliiting. When tested for potato cyst nematode, Pixie is resistant to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptible to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1.
Sunrise  Sunrise produces a high yield of parti-coloured bold tubers. The variety shows good drought resistance. The tubers have light yellow flesh and medium high dry matter which gives good all round cooking performance. Susceptible to black dot, late blight on foliage, late blight on tubers, powdery scab, potato leafroll virus, bruising and potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Tests show resistance to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum , silver scurf, skin spot and common scab.

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