Details

The Corsica is a high yielding, high setting chipping variety. It has shallow eyes, uniform shape, with a light yellow flesh color. Corsica has very good crisping quality after long term storage.

Corsica

Info

TitleDetails
Market OutletsChipping
MaturityEarly Maincrop
CrossingLady Claire x ARG 96-0865

Quality

TitleDetails
Tuber ShapeRound
Uniform of ShapeVery Uniform
Eye DepthShallow
Skin ColorYellow
Flesh ColorPale Yellow
Dry matter percent23.7

Agronomy

TitleDetails
DormancyLong
Tuber Number10-14
Resistance to DamageSlightly Sensitive
Resistance to BruisingSomewhat resistant
Flower ColourWhite

Disease Resistance

TitleDetails
Common ScabQuite Resistant
Virus PVYSlightly Susceptible
Fusarium (Dry Rot)Resistant
Print Page
  • Storage Recommendation

    Corsica is suitable for long term storage. Use of sprout inhibitors is no problem

  • Cultivation Recommendation

    Good skin set is recommended. Slightly sensitive to harvest damage

  • Resistance

    Use of metribuzin (sencor) is not an issue