Home / Our Activities / Agricultural Trading / Products / Seed Potatoes
CARA
Very robust variety with excellent resistance to drought, foliage and tuber blight and good resistance to common scab and viruses. It is extremely high yielding and very uniform. Cara is also a versatile potato suitable for a wide range of culinary uses including frying. Short oval, white tubers with red eyes and cream flesh. Resistant to PCN (R01). Low to medium dry matter. Good resistance to silver scurf.
Purpose
Multipurpose
Quality
Tuber Shape Short oval
Uniformity of shape Good
Eye depth Shallow
Skin colour White with red eyes
Flesh colour Cream flesh
Dry matter % Moderate
Agronomy
Maturity Very Late
Dormancy Moderate
Foliage Good growth and coverage
Resistance to bruising Resistance
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Good Resistance
Tuber Blight Good Resistance
Black Leg Susceptible
Common Scab Moderately Resistance
PLRV Fairly Susceptible
PVY Fairly Good Resistance
Black Scurf Susceptible
Silver Scurf Fairly Good Resistance
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida Susceptible
SLANEY
Very high yielding variety. It emerges rapidly and produces a very vigorous canopy and abundant flowers. Slaney is a very efficient nutrient user, thus requiring only moderate fertilizer applications. It eats well, being good for boiling, steaming, baking and frying. Tubers are oval shaped, white tubers with white flesh.
Purpose
Multipurpose
Quality
Tuber Shape Oval
Uniformity of shape Good Uniformity
Eye depth Shallow
Skin colour White
Flesh colour White to Creamy
Dry matter % Low to Moderate
Agronomy
Foliage Maturity Very Late
Dormancy Moderate
Foliage Very good, strong and large in shape
Resistance to bruising Moderate
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Fairly Susceptible
Tuber Blight Susceptible
Black Leg Moderately Resistance
Common Scab Moderately Resistance
PLRV Susceptible
PVY Moderately Resistance
Black Scurf Good Resistance
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida Susceptible
BURREN
Great variety for Mediterranean-type climates. Burren is a long-oval potato with shallow eyes, good drought resistance and good storage capability. It is very high yielding and produces larger crops compared to Spunta.
Purpose
Fresh
Quality
Tuber Shape Oval to long-oval
Uniformity of shape Good
Eye depth Shallow
Skin colour Creamy yellow
Flesh colour Yellow
Dry matter % Moderate
Agronomy
Foliage Maturity Medium Early
Dormancy Long, should be pre-sprouted
Foliage strong and big
Resistance to bruising Moderate
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Relatively Good
Tuber Blight Relatively Good
Black Leg Fairly Susceptible
Common Scab Moderately Resistance
PLRV Good Resistance
PVY Fairly Good Resistance
Black Scurf Good Resistance
PCN R01 Susceptible
PCN G. pallida Susceptible
BANBA
Very high yielding variety. Banba produces a high percentage of large long-oval tubers. Good resistant to foliage blight, common scab, drought and mechanical damage. It shows very good storage capability.
Purpose
Fresh
Quality
Tuber Shape long-oval
Uniformity of shape Rather Good
Eye depth Shallow
Skin colour Yellow
Flesh colour Light yellow
Dry matter % Medium
Agronomy
Foliage Maturity Medium Late
Dormancy Moderate
Foliage Good and strong
Resistance to bruising Rather Good
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Resistance
Tuber Blight Resistance
Black Leg Susceptible
Common Scab Good Resistance
PLRV -
PVY -
Black Scurf -
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida Susceptible
GALACTICA
High yielding, early maturity, parti-colored variety, Galactica shows very good blight resistance rendering it also suitable for organic production, it gives rapid ground cover upon germination assisting in natural weed control. It is very sensitive to Metribuzin (Sencor) and as a result, this herbicide should never be used with Galactica.
Purpose
Fresh
Quality
Tuber Shape Oval to long oval
Uniformity of shape Fairly Good
Eye depth Shallow
Skin colour White with extensive red splash
Flesh colour Light Yellow
Dry matter % Moderate
Agronomy
Maturity Moderate
Dormancy Medium, should be pre-sprouted
Foliage Very good and strong foliage, good coverage
Resistance to bruising Moderate resistance
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Fairly Susceptible
Tuber Blight Good Resistance
Black Leg Fairly Susceptible
Common Scab Good Resistance
PLRV -
PVY -
Black Scurf Fairly Good Resistance
PCN R01 Good Resistance
PCN G. pallida Susceptible
HERMES
Processing variety with a very high yield potential. The variety has good frying quality and is suitable for long time storing. Royal can be grown on sandy soils as well as clay soils.
Purpose
Fresh
Quality
Tuber Shape RoundOval
Uniformity of shape Medium
Eye depth Medium
Skin colour Yellow
Flesh colour Yellow
Dry matter % High
Agronomy
Maturity MediumLate
Dormancy Long - Long storing
Foliage Very strong, Long stems, good coverage
Resistance to bruising -
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Fairly Good
Tuber Blight Fairly Good
Black Leg -
Common Scab Good Resistance
PLRV -
PVY -
Black Scurf Resistance
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida -
LADY ROSETTA
Reaches high dry matter levels and low sugars early in the season. This makes Lady Rosetta the excellent early season and Long-term storage crisping variety; red skinned, round shaped crisp potato with rather shallow eyes; also very suitable for starch and mashed potatoes; the crop is reliable with high marketable output and uniform size distribution. Lady Rosetta has a good drought tolerance, the crop will benefit from good irrigation; rapid leaf development with good ground cover.
Purpose
Crisps
Quality
Tuber Shape Round
Uniformity of shape Very Good
Eye depth Fairly Shallow
Skin colour Red
Flesh colour Light Yellow
Dry matter % High
Agronomy
Maturity Early
Dormancy Long
Foliage Very good
Resistance to bruising Medium
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Susceptible
Tuber Blight Moderate
Black Leg -
Common Scab Moderate
PLRV Moderate
PVY Good
Black Scurf -
PCN R01 Very Good Resistance
PCN G. pallida -
SYNERGY
It is medium maturity and gives oval long tubers with very attractive appearance and large size tubers with high yield productivity, good foliage and strong growth, the planting distance about 20 – 22 cm for suitable size of tuber.
Purpose
Multipurpose
Quality
Tuber Shape Long oval
Uniformity of shape Very Good
Eye depth Shallow Eyes
Skin colour Clear Beige skin
Flesh colour White
Dry matter % Low
Agronomy
Maturity Medium
Dormancy Fairly Long
Foliage Strong and good coverage
Resistance to bruising Susceptible
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Fairly Susceptible
Tuber Blight Fairly Susceptible
Black Leg -
Common Scab Moderately Susceptible
PLRV Fairly Susceptible
PVY Fairly Susceptible
Black Scurf Good Resistance
PCN R01 -
PCN G. pallida -
SPUNTA
It is medium to medium late maturity. It has high productivity under the Egyptian conditions, especially in the Delta area. It gives large and regular tubers. Good and strong foliage. Sugar behavior is very good in summer and medium in the winter.
Purpose
Suitable for processing (Crisp)
Quality
Tuber Shape Oval
Uniformity of shape Good
Eye depth Medium
Skin colour Yellow
Flesh colour PaleYellow flesh
Dry matter % Fairy High
Agronomy
Maturity Medium
Dormancy Long
Foliage Good
Resistance to bruising Susceptible
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Fairly Susceptible
Tuber Blight Susceptible
Black Leg -
Common Scab Susceptible
PLRV Susceptible
PVY Moderately Susceptible
Black Scurf -
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida -
AMANY
Very high yielding variety. Numerous homogeneous large tubers. Also shows good abilities for the production in the southern Mediterranean countries. Long tubers with a white skin, good resistance to late blight for both tubers and foliage.
Purpose
Multipurpose
Quality
Tuber Shape Long oval
Uniformity of shape Good
Eye depth Good
Skin colour Yellow
Flesh colour Yellow
Dry matter % Fairy High
Agronomy
Maturity Late
Dormancy Fairly long
Foliage Good growth and coverage
Resistance to bruising Resistance
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Moderate
Tuber Blight Fairly low
Black Leg -
Common Scab High
PLRV -
PVY Fairly low
Black Scurf -
Silver Scurf -
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida -
DAIFLA
DAIFLA is a typical multi-purpose variety thanks to Its excellent appearance, Its very high yield, Its very homogeneous and very large tubers. DAIFLA displays excellent results in early planting in Mediterranean conditions. When planted in second season, DAIFLA performs very well both in growth speed and yield.
Purpose
Multipurpose
Quality
Tuber shape Oval
Uniformity of shape Fairly good
Eye depth Shallow
Skin colour Cream
Flesh colour Cream
Dry matter % Medium (18-20%)
Agronomy
Maturity Medium late
Dormancy Long
Foliage Good growth and coverage
Resistance to bruising Resistance
Pest and disease resistance
Foliage Blight Fairly low
Tuber Blight Fairly low
Black Leg -
Common Scab High
PLRV -
PVY High
Black Scurf -
Silver Scurf -
PCN R01 Resistance
PCN G. pallida -