Cerata

Cerata was developed to address the market need for a high performing red skinned white fleshed variety. This high yielding variety has a smooth skin with very shallow eyes. Cerata is a cooking type B variety with slightly high dry matter. It is medium-late maturing and has high common scab resistance.

Tuber Characteristics

Tuber Shaperound oval
Flesh Colorwhite
Eye Depthvery shallow
Skin Colorred
Skin Texturesmooth
Dormancygood
Tuber Sizelarge

Yield and Quality

MarketsTable/Fresh, White Flesh, Heat And Drought Tolerant, Organic
Yieldhigh-very high
Tubers Per Plant12-14
Cooking TypeB
Dry Matter20%

Resistances

Scabhigh
PVYmedium-high
Foliage Blightmedium-high
Tuber Blighthigh
Damageshigh
Bruisinghigh
NematodesRo1

Remarks

  • Resistance to potato wart disease
  • Has good storability
  • Slightly sensitive to silver scurf
  • Requires slightly lower Nitrogen fertilization

Seed Availability

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