Variety Name: PirolRights Holder | Breeder: NORIKACountry of Origin: Germany GermanyYear of of introduction: 2000Parentage: AGRIA

Pirol is an early mealy variety, make round oval tubers with shallow eyes. Pirol make quite much tubers. Pirol have about 16-18 % starch content, dry matter 22-24 %. Pirol is very good for chips production with low suger content. Suitable for tablepotato and peeling industry.


  • Leaf development: Good
  • Eye depth: Shallow
  • Size of tubers: Medium
  • Yield: Medium
  • Washable: No
  • Flesh colour: Light yellow 
  • Flesh colour: Light yellow
  • Use: Crisps
  • Irrigation necessary: No
  • Tuber Shape: Short oval
  • Skin colour: Yellow
  • Protected varieties: Yes
  • Dry matter content: High
  • Cooking type: Floury cooking


  • Nematode resistancy: Ro1,Ro3
  • Resistance to PLRV (Potato leafroll virus): Medium resistant
  • Resistance to virus X: Very resistant
  • Resistance to virus Yn: Medium resistant
  • Resistance to Late Blight (Leaves): Medium resistant 
  • Resistance to Late Blight (tubers): Very resistant 
  • Resistance to internal tuber defects: Very resistant 
  • Resistance to common scab: Slightly susceptible
  • Resistance to virus A: Very resistant
  • Resistance to wart disease: Resistant

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