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Maris Bard

Maris Bard

Maris Bard is a moderately early, white flesh, high productive consumption variety with good processing qualities. Suitable for fresh consumption, French fries and salads. Maris Bard is a very popular variety in the United Kingdom, Sweden, South and Eastern-Europe, such as Spain and Slovenia.


Parentage Y 15/139 x Ulster Prince
Maturity Moderately early
Foliage development Good
Metribuzin -
Tuber shape Oval
Skin colour Pale yellow
Flesh colour White
Shallowness of eyes Rather shallow eyes
Yield High
Tuber size Large
Dormancy period Medium long dormancy
Market Table potato
Cooking type AB (rather firm)
Discoloration after cooking No discoloration
Dry matter content 19,0 %

Disease resistance

Blight foliar 4
Blight tuber 6
Common scab 5
Drought tolerance 8
Wart disease Fysio 1 Resistant
PCN resistance Ro1 & Ro4 Susceptible

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