Amorosa

A second early red skin ware variety with a good yield.

  • Traditional
  • Large tubers
  • Good drought tolerance
  • Good tolerance against bruising and damage

Suitable markets

Traditional

Amorosa nestje met doorsnee
Amorosa GRS®Agrico20
Amorosa SNG CL®Agrico20

Most important Amorosa characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Second early | 6,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval long
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Low | 5
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Large | 8
  • Skin colour
    Red
  • Flower colour
    Light purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Below average | 5
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Average | 7
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Average | 7
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Average | 6
  • Lightsprout colour
    Blue-violet
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Regular | 7
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Regular | 7
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Good | 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    High | 8
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    349
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather firm | AB
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Short | 4
  • Harvest damage
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    19,2%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Unsuitable | 5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 4

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Common scab
    Susceptible | 5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Fusarium
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Erwinia
    -
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Susceptible | 5
  • Leafroll
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Virus - A
    -
  • Virus - X
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    Minimum susceptible | 6,5
  • Wart disease F1
    Moderate susceptible | 8
  • Wart disease F6
    Slightly susceptible | 9
  • Wart disease F18
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Douwe Werkman

Would you like to know more about the Amorosa?

The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.

If you have any specific questions about the Amorosa or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Douwe Werkman

Product Manager