Excellency

Versatile second early ware variety, with a nice skin and suitable for home fries.

  • Excellent frying quality
  • Good dormancy
  • High dry matter content
  • Conventional

Suitable markets

Traditional

Retail

Fresh

Most important Excellency characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Second early | 6,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval long
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Average | 6
  • Stolon length
    Medium
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Quite fast | 7
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Quite fast | 7,5
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red-purple
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6,5
  • 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
    Quite high | 7
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    399
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | BC
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite long | 6,5
  • Harvest damage ware potatoes
    Sensitive | 5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Very sensitive | 4
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • Talent ®
    5% to 15% more tubers | 6
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -5% to 5% fewer or more tubers | 5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 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
    Very sensitive | 4
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    21,6%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry Matter Distribution
    Good | 7
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration (after cooking)
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for French fries
    Good | 7
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Average | 6

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Susceptible | 5
  • Late blight tuber
    Susceptible | 5
  • Common scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Susceptible | 5
  • Fusarium
    Susceptible | 5
  • Erwinia
    Susceptible | 5
  • Black dot
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Spraing
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Leafroll
    -
  • A
    -
  • X
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Yn
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Yntn
    Minimum susceptible | 7,5
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant | 10
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -

Would you like to know more about the Excellency?

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

Tjalling Douma

Product Manager