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Gwene is an attractive variety well suited for the production of baby potatoes.  The variety has a striking skin finish and consistently produces a high marketable yield of uniform bright potatoes that can be packed late from storage.

Utilization: Fresh Market - Gourmet/Baby type
Maturity: Second early (90-95 DAP, less for baby production)

Yield:  High
Skin Color: Light yellow, very smooth
Flesh Color: Light yellow
Tuber Shape: Long oval
Tuber Size: Small to medium
Tuber Set: 20-24
Dry Matter: 18.5-19.5 %
Dormancy: Medium long
Storage: Medium to long

Variety Strengths:

  • Moderate to High Tolerance to Heat and Drought
  • Moderate resistance to Common scab
  • Moderate to high resistance to netted scab
  • Resistance to PVYn virus
  • Moderate resistance to PVY virus
  • Resistance to Early blight
  • Very low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Very low sensitivity to "greening"
  • Very uniform tuber type
  • Moderate to high tolerance to mechanical handling and bruising
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