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.



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Market Outlets Chipping
Maturity Early Maincrop
Crossing Lady Claire x ARG 96-0865


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Tuber Shape Round
Uniform of Shape Very Uniform
Eye Depth Shallow
Skin Color Yellow
Flesh Color Pale Yellow
Dry matter percent 23.7


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Dormancy Long
Tuber Number 10-14
Resistance to Damage Slightly Sensitive
Resistance to Bruising Somewhat resistant
Flower Colour White

Disease Resistance

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Common Scab Quite Resistant
Virus PVY Slightly Susceptible
Fusarium (Dry Rot) Resistant
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  • 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