Picasso

Maincrop ware variety with a yellow skin, prominent red eyes, good common scab resistance and suitable for long term storage.

  • Traditional
  • High yielding
  • Good drought tolerance
  • Good tolerance against bruising and damage

Suitable markets

Traditional

Picasso nestje met doorsnee
Picasso SNG CL®Agrico20

Most important Picasso statistics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Large | 8
  • Skin colour
    Other
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    None | 4
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red violet
  • 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
    Quite good | 6

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    High | 8
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    381
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather floury | B
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Harvest damage
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 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
    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
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    20,8%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    1,9
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Unsuitable | 5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 4

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Susceptible | 5
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Common scab
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Susceptible | 5
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Erwinia
    Susceptible | 5
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Susceptible | 5
  • Leafroll
    Susceptible | 5
  • Virus - A
    -
  • resistancesX
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Virus - Yn
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    Susceptible | 5
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant | 10
  • Wart disease F6
    Quite susceptible | 5
  • Wart disease F18
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Peter Geluk

Would you like to know more about the Picasso?

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

Peter Geluk

Product Manager