Agata first early, rather firm cooking ware variety with an attractive smooth skin and a high yield.

  • Uniform tuber shape and size
  • Good virus resistances
  • Good tolerance against bruising and damage

Tuber Characteristics

  • Skin Colour Yellow
  • Flesh ColourLight Yellow
  • Tuber ShapeOval
  • Tuber SizeQuite Large
  • Dry Matter Content%17,6
  • Cooking Type Rather Firm / AB

Plant Characteristics

  • Maturity First Early
  • Foliage Initial DevelopmentFast
  • Flower ColourWhite

Resistance

  • Golden Nematode Ro ¼Resistant
  • Common ScabSusceptible
  • Virus – YnMinimum Susceptible
  • Virus – YntnMinimum To Not Susceptible
  • Powdery ScabMinimum Susceptible
  • Late Blight-TuberMinimum Susceptible
  • Late Blight-FoliageSusceptible
  • SpraingMinimum Susceptible
  • FusariumSusceptible
  • Wart Disease F1Resistant

Harvest and Dormancy

Harvest: Two weeks after accurate haulm killing is usually sufficient, as Agata is not sensitive to harvest damage and black spot.
Dormancy:
Agata has an short dormancy, but is suitable for long term storage under refrigerated storing conditions by 3°C or 4°C

Growing Recommendations

  • It is preferred to grow in good soil,
  • Planting depth should be compared to normal local standards.
  • Planting distance should be 3,800 bt / for plant density of 35/55 mm depending on plant density.
  • Within 3-4 days before planting; it is recommended to encourage sprouting.