BINTJE

Grading : Proportion of large tubers fairly high
Susceptibility to diseases ---
Leaf blight susceptible
Tuber blight susceptible
Black wart susceptible
Common scab susceptible
Virus X NTR
Virus A resistant
Virus Y susceptible
Leaf roll moderately susceptible
Nematode RO 1-4 NTR
Internal tuber defects Very slightly susceptible to rust spots, slightly susceptible to hollow heart and black spots
Susceptibility to desprouting Moderately susceptible
Dormancy period  Medium
Culinary quality Table-use group B, blackening after cooking: nil, good fry colour
Dry matter content  Medium
Keeping quality Medium

Morphological characteristics

Plant - medium to tall and intermediate type foliage structure; stems upright to semi-upright and medium anthocyanin colouration; medium to large, medium to dark green leaves and closed to intermediate silhouette; medium frequency of flowers, none or very weak anthocyanin colouration inner side flower corolla.
Tubers - long-oval; yellow, smooth skin; pale yellow flesh; rather shallow eyes.
Sprouts - large, conical, strong to very strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration and medium to strong pubescence of base; medium terminal bud with medium to strong anthocyanin colouration of tip; medium to many root tips.