|Botanical Name:||Solanum tuberosum|
HZPC Holland B.V.
P.O. Box 88
Rian Stekelenburg, HZPC Holland B.V., Joure, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
Global Agri Services Inc.
376 New Maryland Highway
New Maryland, New Brunswick
Variety used for comparison: 'Atlantic'
Summary: The lightsprout of 'Crisps4all' is small to medium sized with a medium number to many root tips whereas the lightsprout of 'Atlantic' is medium in size with few root tips. The leaves of 'Crisps4all' have an intermediate openness whereas these are intermediate to open in 'Atlantic'. The waviness of the margin of the leaflet in 'Crisps4all' is weak whereas it is absent or very weak in 'Atlantic'. The veins on the leaflet of 'Crisps4all' have a medium depth whereas 'Atlantic' leaftlets have deep veins. The extent of the anthocyanin colouration on the inner side of the corolla is absent or very low and the intensity is absent or very weak for 'Crisps4all' whereas the extent of the anthocyanin colouration is high and the intensity is medium on the inner side of the corolla for 'Atlantic'. The plants of 'Crisps4all' are late maturing whereas those of 'Atlantic' mature mid-season. The tubers of 'Crisps4all' have a yellow skin and light yellow flesh whereas the skin is light beige and the flesh is cream in colour for the 'Atlantic' tubers.
LIGHTSPROUT: small to medium size, ovoid, medium to many root tips, short lateral shoots
LIGHTSPROUT BASE: strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration, with absent to medium proportion of blue in the anthocyanin colouration, medium to dense pubescence
LIGHTSPROUT TIP: medium size in relation to base, intermediate habit, weak to medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration, dense pubescence
PLANT: foliage structure is an intermediate type where foliage is half open and stems are partly visible, semi-upright growth habit, late maturity
STEM: no anthocyanin colouration
LEAF: medium to large outline, intermediate openness, medium green colour, absent or very low extent and absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on the midrib of the upper side
SECOND PAIR OF LATERAL LEAFLETS: medium size, narrower than long width in relation to length
LEAFLETS: medium presence of secondary leaflets, absent or very low frequency of coalescence of terminal and lateral leaflets, weak waviness of margin, medium depth of veins, medium glossiness of upper side, no pubescence on blade at apical rosette
INFLORESCENCE: high frequency per plant, medium size, low extent of anthocyanin colouration on peduncle
FLOWER BUD: low extent of anthocyanin colouration
COROLLA: medium size, absent or very low extent and absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on the inner side, with absent or low proportion of blue
TUBER: round to short oval shape, light yellow flesh
TUBER EYES: shallow depth
TUBER SKIN: yellow, yellow at base of eye, weak to medium anthocyanin colouration in reaction to light
Origin & Breeding History: The origin of 'Crisps4all' is the result of the cross made in 1993 between 'RZ-85-238' as the female parent and 'RZ-87-44' as the male parent at the HZPC Research & Development Centre in Metslawier, The Netherlands. Selection criteria included internal and external quality, yield and resistances against different diseases and pests.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials for 'Crisps4All' were conducted during the 2012 growing season in Drummond, New Brunswick. Each plot per variety consisted of 60 plants grown in a single row with a row length of 18.5 metres and a row spacing of 0.9 metres between rows. Plants were spaced 0.30 metres apart.
Comparison table for 'Crisps4all' with reference variety 'Atlantic'
Plant height (cm)
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