Astra Del

Astra is a crisping variety with a high yield and impressive frying quality, which lasts throughout the season and well into spring time, without converting starch into sugar.

Category:

Crisping

Usage:

Crisping

Maturity:

Medium early

Yield:

High

Foliage:

Strong - high

Tuber size:

Medium to big

Tuber shape:

Round-oval

Number of tubers:

13-16

Skin colour:

Yellow

Flesh colour:

Light yellow

Cooking type:

BC

IBVL frying colour:
 
8/8/7 (IBVL frying colour scored in November/January/March)

Dry matter content:

High (23-25 DM%)

Dormancy period:

Long

Nematodes:

Resistance: Ro 1,4

Wart disease:

Susceptible

Foliage blight:

High resistance

Tuber blight:

Moderate resistance

Common scab:

High resistance

Growing:

Astra is a robust variety which can be grown on sandy and clay soils. It has excellent attributes for conventional growing but is also very interesting for organic production.

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