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Arran Victory

Scottish Seed Stocks  
English Seed Register
ParentageSeedling of Suttons Abundance
Breeder's AgentGB Seed Industry

Arran Victory is a tall, late maincrop variety first marketed in 1918 and bred by Donald McKelvie. It produces a moderately high yield of oval, blue-skinned tubers with white floury flesh. Susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa 2/3,1.
Arran Victory

Tuber characteristics
Smoothness of skin Smooth
Shape of tuber Short - oval
Depth of eyes Medium
Colour of skin Blue
Colour of flesh White
Botanical description
Maturity Maincrop
Height of plants Tall
Frequency of berries Absent
Colour of flower White
Colour of base of lightsprout Blue

Resistance to Damage, Pests and DiseasesLow.......High
Potato Cyst Nematode ( Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1 ) 
Potato Cyst Nematode ( Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 ) 

Results of National List and Potato Council Independent Variety Trials