Alegria is a high yielding, dual purpose yellow fleshed variety.  Its combination of early maincrop maturity, a proven fresh cut french fry record, and the ability to fresh pack as well, makes this a very flexible option for growers.

Utilization: Fresh and Processing Markets
Maturity: Maincrop (95-105 DAP)

Yield: High to very high
Skin Color: Yellow, slightly textured
Flesh Color: Light yellow
Tuber Shape: Oval

Tuber Size: medium to Large 
Tuber Set: 10-12
Dry Matter: 20.0-21.0 %
Dormancy: Medium
Storage: Medium to long

Variety Strengths:

  • High marketable yield
  • Early rapid emergence
  • Moderate to high resistance to Common scab
  • Semi tolerance to Heat and Drought
  • Moderate to high resistance to Black scurf
  • Moderate to high resistance to PVY and PVA, PLRV and PVX viruses
  • Moderate resistant to mechanical handling and bruising
  • Low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Moderate resistance to Late blight in foliage
  • Resistant to Golden Nematode (Ro.1+4)
  • Good eating qualities and good taste profile

Alegria produces oval tubers with shallow eyes. Excellent all round eating quality and very suitable for pre-packing and processing into french fries and porogies. Processing quality is excellent into April. Alegria is a very grower-friendly variety.


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