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Melody

Table stock potatoes
Characteristics
Maturity 5,9
Colour of skin *(1) G
Colour of flesh *(2) 6,8
Shape of tuber *(3) RO
Depth of the eyes 7,4
Tuber uniformity 7,5
Size of tubers 7.5
Grading 8
Dry matter percentage 20,3
Suitability for cooking 8AB
Dormancy 7,6

Comments

9=positive ... 1=negative
*(1): L=light D=dark W=white G=yellow R=red
*(2): Colour of flesh: 8=yellow ... 4=white
*(3): Shape of tuber: R=round O=oval L=long

Description

Very uniform tubers with shallow eyes;
excellent suitability for the washed pre-pack and baking market outlets;
good cooking characteristics. No discolouration after boiling, rich flavour and good texture;
slightly mealy cooking type;
reliable crop by overall high resistance to tuber and field diseases;
long dormancy;
parentage: VE 7445 x W 72-22-496.

Storage
5
8 months
Resistance
Leaf rol 8
A-virus 8
X-virus 8.5
Y-virus 7.5
Yntn-virus R
Foliage blight 4
Tuber blight 7.5
Common scab 7,3
Spraing 7
Bruising 8
Secondary growth 8
Ro1 9
Ro2/3 4
Pa2 5
Pa3 1
wz 1 (D1) 10
wz 2/6 (G1/O1) 9
wz 18 (T1)

R=resistant ... 1=very susceptible
Ro/Pa(x) = Globodera rostochiensis / pallida pathotype(x)

RESISTANCE TO GOLDEN NEMATODE:
Ro1(=A), Ro2/Ro3(=BC), Pa2(=D), Pa3(=E)
(9 = high resistant; 1 = very susceptible)
WART DISEASE:
wz 1(D1), wz 2/6 (G1/O1, wz 18 (T1)
(10 = resistant, 3 = very susceptible)

Advice

Do you need specific advice about planting distances or fertilizing? Ask your local supplier or your Meijer contact.

-Sensitive to the full dose of Sencor pre-emergence.
-After harvest, dry the potatoes by ventilation.
-Be careful with sprouting inhibitor at harvest time!
-Melody is susceptible for ABC-disease (TNV).

C. Meijer B.V. will not be responsible for possible negative effects originating from this advice.