Valor is an exceptional variety with a specific application for Round White fresh market trade. Valor can generate high yields under wide ranging climatic conditions and produces high tuber numbers per plant with an even size and shape uniformity. Growers specifically note very low cullage and high percentages of harvested tubers are actually packed and shipped.

Valor Management Profile
Utilization: Fresh Market 
Maturity: Maincrop (100-110 DAP)
Yield: High to very high
Skin Color: Cream, slightly textured
Flesh Color: White
Tuber Shape: Short oval
Tuber Size: Large
Tuber Set: 10-12
Dry Matter: 17.0-18.0 %
Dormancy: Long
Storage: medium to long
Variety Strengths:

  • High tolerance to Heat and Drought
  • Moderate tolerance to mechanical handling and bruising
  • Moderate resistance to Late blight in foliage and tuber 
  • Moderate resistance to Black dot
  • Moderate resistance to Silver scurf
  • Moderate resistance to PVY virus
  • High resistance to Cyst nematodes R01, 4 
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