Vales Sovereign is grown for the general bakers pre-pack market and has low waste levels. Early-maturing maincrop offers a good option for the general whites/bakers market. Susceptible to potato leafroll virus. Resistance to blackleg and common scab. when tested for resistance to potato cyst nematode, this variety showed susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 and resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1.

Parentage Picasso x 15205AB6
Breeder Agent Greenvale AP
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2035

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval - long
Colour of skinRed parti-coloured
Colour of fleshCream
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsMedium
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 25th of June, 2019