Cerisa

An early, small sized red skin ware and salad speciality potato with an excellent flavour.

  • Retail
  • Very high tuberisation
  • Excellent flavour- and cooking properties
  • Good virus resistances

Suitable markets

Retail

Salads

Most important Cerisa statistics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early | 7,5
  • Tuber shape
    Long
  • Flesh Colour
    Yellow | 7
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    High | 9
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Medium | 6
  • Skin colour
    Red
  • Flower colour
    Light purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    None | 4
  • Stolon length
    Medium
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Quite fast | 7
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Quite fast | 7
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Average | 6,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red-purple
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Regular | 7
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Good | 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    Average | 6,5
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    391
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather firm | AB
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Average | 6
  • Harvest damage ware potatoes
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Sensitive | 5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • Talent ®
    -5% less to 5% more tubers | 5
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Harvest damage seed potatoes
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    21,3%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry Matter Distribution
    Excellent | 8
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration (after cooking)
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for French fries
    Moderate | 5
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Insufficient | 4,5

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Common scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Minimum susceptible* | 6*
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    Minimum susceptible* | 5*
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Erwinia
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Black dot
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Spraing
    Susceptible | 5
  • Leafroll
    -
  • A
    -
  • X
    -
  • Yn
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Yntn
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Wart disease F1
    -
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -

Would you like to know more about the Cerisa?

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 Cerisa or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Adrie Omtzigt

Product Manager