Nomade

A maincrop starch variety with good resistance to potato cyst nematodes and producing a good yield.

  • Good starch yield
  • Relatively early yielding
  • Multiple resistances
  • Conventional

Suitable markets

Processing

Starch

Most important Nomade characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval round
  • Flesh Colour
    Crème | 5
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Large | 8
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Quite high | 7
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    Purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Quite few | 5
  • 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
    Firm | 8
  • Lightsprout colour
    Blue-purple
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Regular | 7
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Average | 5,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    High | 8
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    482
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Average | 6
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for French fries
    Good | 7
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Insufficient | 4,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 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
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Harvest damage seed potatoes
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    25,7%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry Matter Distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    14,8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration (after cooking)
    Sensitive | 5
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | C
  • Harvest damage ware potatoes
    -

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
    Field resistant | 7
  • PCN Pa 2
    Field resistant | 8
  • PCN Pa 3
    Resistant | 9
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Erwinia
    Susceptible | 5
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Leafroll
    Minimum susceptible | 6,5
  • A
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8,5
  • X
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Yn
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Yntn
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant | 10
  • Wart disease F6
    Moderate susceptible | 7
  • Wart disease F18
    -

Would you like to know more about the Nomade?

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

Richard Mooijweer

Product Manager