Prince

A maincrop white fleshed processing variety with an excellent yield and suitable for the French fries industries.

  • Stable low sugar content
  • Good frying quality
  • Good storability
  • Conventional

Suitable markets

Traditional

Processing

Fries

Most important Prince characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval long
  • Flesh Colour
    White | 4,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Large | 8
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • 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
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Quite easy | 7
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Red-purple
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6,5
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Regular | 7
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Average | 5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    High | 8
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    433
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | C
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Harvest damage ware potatoes
    Very sensitive | 4,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • Talent ®
    15% to 25% more tubers | 7
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    Average -5% fewer tubers | 4
  • 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
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Harvest damage seed potatoes
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    23,3%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry Matter Distribution
    Good | 7
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    6,8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration (after cooking)
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for French fries
    Good | 7,5
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Good | 7

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Prince?

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 Prince 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