Great variety for Mediterranean-type climates. Burren is a long-oval potato with shallow eyes, good drought resistance and good storage capability. It is very high yielding and produces larger crops compared with Spunta. This variety has susceptibilty to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1. Test show resistance to Potato leafroll virus and potato virus Yo.
Marfona x Spunta
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|Shape of tuber||Oval - long|
|Colour of skin||Cream|
|Colour of flesh||Medium yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Smoothness of skin||Medium|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Violet|
|Height of plants||Medium - tall|
|Colour of flower||White|
|Frequency of berries||Medium|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 9th of July, 2015