Geographical isolation appears
as a quality
Away from the busy main cross-roads
of northern Europe with their risks
of diseases, Brittany is preserved
from outside sources of contaminations.
It is a Rhizomania-protected area
and remains free of Brown rot,
Natural isolation of seed crops
Brittany is a region of animal husbandry
and vegetable production,
its zones of woods and meadowlands
and low density production enable potato
seed crop fields to be efficiently isolated
from other potato crops...
This natural asset, combined
with strict planting rules, provides
decisive strength in warding off all sources
of contamination from the seeds.
Brittany’s oceanic climate
offers major advantages
Generously warmed by the Gulf Stream,
Brittany enjoys a mild climate favourable
to seed production (and unfavourable
to such diseases as powdery scab,
Since temperatures do not vary greatly,
plants benefit from cool and sometimes
humid conditions during the growing
period with no need to irrigate.
The frequent winds from the sea limit
the proliferation of aphids
and viral diseases