Abbot

For Attractive Early Bakers

  • Round oval white fleshed tubers suitable for both early Chip and Table markets.
  • Excellent taste with potential for use as an early baker.
  • Benefits from good resistance to Spraing.
  • Sensitive to Metribuzin used post-emergence.

Advice

Do you need specific advice about seed rates, fertilisers or agronomy? Ask your local supplier or Meijer contact.

  • Start your blight program early as Abbot is susceptible to Late Blight.
  • Ensure skin-set before harvesting.
Characteristics
Maturity 7
Skin Colour White
Flesh Colour* 4
Tuber Shape** RO
Eye Depth 7
Tuber Uniformity 6
Tuber Size 7
Freedom From Outgrades 8
Dry Matter % 18
Suitability for Cooking† BC
Dormancy 5

Comments

1 = Negative   9 = Positive
* 8 = Yellow   4 = White
** R = Round   O = Oval   L = Long
† A = Firm   D = Mealy

Resistance
PLRV -
A-virus -
X-virus -
Y-virus 7
Yntn-virus -
Foliage Blight 3
Tuber Blight 5
Common Scab 6.5
Spraing 8
Bruising 8
Secondary Growth 8
Ro1 9
Ro2 / 3 -
Pa2 -
Pa3 -
wz 1 (D1) 9
wz 2/6 (G1 / O1) -
wz 18 (T1) -

9 = Highly Resistant   1 = Very Susceptible

Resistance to Nematodes:
Ro/Pa(x) = Globodera rostochiensis/G.pallida. Pathotype(x)
Ro1(=A), Ro2/Ro3(=BC), Pa2(=D), Pa3(=E)
9 = Highly Resistant   1 = Very Susceptible

Resistance to Wart Disease:
wz 1(D1), wz 2/6 (G1/O1, wz 18 (T1)
10 = Highly Resistant   3 = Very Susceptible

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