Premiere

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Potato
Premiere
First Early
Suitable for:
  • Chips
  • Boiling
Waxy/Floury Scale
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Waxy
Floury
Plant Data
Resistances:
Low
High
Late blight on foliage:
· · · · · 6 · · ·
Late blight on tubers:
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Powdery scab:
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Blackleg:
1 · · · · · · · ·
Common scab:
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Potato cyst nematode:[1]
· · · · 5 · · · ·
Potato leaf roll virus
· · · 4 · · · · ·
Potato virus Y
· · 3 · · · · · ·
Bruising
· · · · · · 7 · ·
Splitting
· · · · · · 7 · ·
References: [2]

Premiere potatoes are oval to round in shape with shallow eyes. Introduced in 1979 Premiere is popular due to its great all round disease resistance to blight, common scab, powdery scab, and it is resistant to potato cyst nematode.[3]

Premiere tubers are yellow skinned and the flesh is also yellow and tasty. A high yielding variety.

References[edit]

  1. Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1)
  2. (2010). Premiere. The British Potato Variety Database. Retrieved: 2010-07-28
  3. (2009). Premiere. JBA Seed Potatoes. Retrieved: 2010-07-28.
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