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Estima

Scottish Seed Stocks  
English Seed Register
ParentageNopol x G 3014
Breeder's AgentGB Seed Industry

Maincrop prepack potato. Widely used as 'the' white variety in Supermarkets. High baker fraction. Good shape and flavour. Good resistance to growth cracks and secondary growth. Susceptible to dry rot Fusarium coeruleum Powdery scab, blackleg potato virus Yo, potato leafroll virus, potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida .
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Tuber characteristics
Smoothness of skin Smooth
Shape of tuber Oval
Depth of eyes Very shallow - shallow
Colour of skin Cream
Colour of flesh Light yellow
  
Botanical description
Maturity Early Maincrop
Height of plants Medium
Frequency of berries Few
Colour of flower White
Colour of base of lightsprout Pink

Resistance to Damage, Pests and DiseasesLow.......High
Black dot ( Colletotrichum coccodes ) 
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5
    
Dry rot ( Fusarium coeruleum ) 
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3
      
Dry rot ( Fusarium sulphureum ) 
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6
   
Late blight on foliage ( Phytophthora infestans )  
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4
     
Late blight on tubers ( Phytophthora infestans ) 
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5
    
Powdery scab ( Spongospora subterranea ) 
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3
      
Silver scurf ( Helminthosporium solani ) 
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4
     
Skin spot ( Polyscytalum pustulans ) 
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6
   
Blackleg ( Pectobacterium atrosepticum )  
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2
       
Common scab ( Streptomyces scabiei ) 
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6
   
Potato Cyst Nematode ( Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1 ) 
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2
       
Potato Cyst Nematode ( Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 ) 
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2
       
Potato Leafroll Virus 
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3
      
Potato Virus Yo  
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2
       
Bruising 
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6
   
Splitting 
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6
   

Results of National List and Potato Council Independent Variety Trials