Diamant

A versatile, early maincrop variety with good heat tolerance, a high yield and suitable for home fries.

  • Excellent frying quality
  • Good virus resistances
  • Suitable for a second crop
  • Conventional

Suitable markets

Traditional

Most important Diamant characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 6
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Quite high | 7
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    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
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Firm | 8
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red-purple
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Quite good | 6

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    High | 8
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    465
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather floury | B
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite short | 5
  • Harvest damage ware potatoes
    -
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    -
  • Talent ®
    -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Sensitive | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Harvest damage seed potatoes
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    24,9%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry Matter Distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    10,2
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration (after cooking)
    Very sensitive | 4
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for French fries
    Good | 7
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Insufficient | 4

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Common scab
    Very susceptible | 4,5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Very susceptible | 3
  • Fusarium
    Susceptible | 5
  • Erwinia
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Leafroll
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • A
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • X
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Yn
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Yntn
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant | 10
  • Wart disease F6
    Quite susceptible | 6
  • Wart disease F18
    -

Would you like to know more about the Diamant?

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 Diamant 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