Soraya is a low input variety with a broad diseases resistance profile, making it ideal for organic production. It is a variety suited for different climatic areas and performs well throughout these regions.  It produces high yields of attractive, oval shapped tubers with shallow eyes. It stores well late in the season and is suited to washing and pre-packing with no discoloration after cooking.

: Fresh and Organic Markets
Maturity: Maincrop (95-100 DAP)
Yield: High to very high
Skin Color: Light yellow, smooth
Flesh Color: Very light yellow 
Tuber Shape: Oval to Long oval
Tuber Size: medium to Large
Tuber Set: 11-13
Dry Matter: 18.0-19.0 %
Dormancy: Medium to long
Storage: medium to Long

Variety Strengths:

  • Moderate to high tolerance to Heat and Drought
  • High resistance to Fusarium dry rot
  • High resistance to Common scab
  • Low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Moderate to high tolerance to Mechanical handling and bruising
  • Moderate to high resistance to Silver scurf and Black dot  
  • Resistant to PLRV, PVY, PVX viruses
  • Low susceptibility to Blackleg (pectobacterium)
  • Requires good consitent soil moisture management


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