Nicola

Maturity: Medium early

 

Cooking type (EAPR): A-B (firm cooking, salad variety)

 

Resistance to nematodes: Ro1

 

Resistance to potato wart disease (Synchytr.): 1

 

Tuber shape: Long-oval to long

 

Eye depth: Shallow

 

Skin: Smooth

 

Flesh colour: Yellow

 

Yield: High in regular calibration

 

Calibration: Regular

 

Consumption quality: Excellent, mild taste

 

Discoloration after cooking: Very low

 

Resistances

Y-Virus (PVY): Medium

 

Potato leaf roll virus (PLRV): Low

 

Common scab (Streptomyces scabies): High

 

Black leg (Erwinia spp.): High

 

Late blight (Phytophthora infestans): Medium

 

Internal rust spots: Medium

 

Processing quality: None

 

Sensitivity to mechanical damage: High

 

Dormancy: Medium

 

 

 

NICOLA produces a high number of tubers, thereby using less nitrogen than

average. Regular late blight treatments are recommended.

32-34 cm in the 75 cm row

 

NICOLA has medium demand to soil and water supply.

NICOLA should be harvested carefully after haulm killing in order to increase storability