Lady Claire is a specialist crisping variety, with medium dry matters and very low, stable reducing sugars, ideally suited to long tem storage for late crisp production. It will produce moderate to high yields of round uniform tubers with low outgrades, but requires careful management to achieve its full potential. Susceptible to Blackdot, late blight on foliage and common scab. Resistance to Skin spot, potato leafroll virus and potato virus Yo. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and some resistance to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

Parentage Agria x KW 78-34-470
Breeder Agent Meijer Seed Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2026

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinCream
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutBlue
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerWhite
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 8th of February, 2017