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Colleen
Colleen
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Description:
Early variety with good overall resistance to diseases. COLLEEN is very suitable for early crisping and organic production.

Parentage:
Manna x Mizen

Dormancy:
Short (4)

Maturity:
First Early

Cooking type:
BC

Market:
Fresh / Crisping / Organic

Colleen


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval

Skin colour:
Creamy yellow

Flesh colour:
Light yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
18%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
7

Bruising:
6

Yield:
Moderate


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
6

Powdery scab:
4

Foliage blight:
3

Tuber blight:
8

Blackleg:
3

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• Herbicide sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used pre-emergence only.


Key

Scale of 1 to 9 (9 being the most desirable)

I = Immune R = Resistant S = Susceptible n/a = Result Not Available

Cooking Type A = Firm, B = Fairly Firm, C = Floury, D = Very Floury