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Cristina
Cristina
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Description:
An early maincrop with an attractive bright deep red skin. High yielding, it produces good numbers of uniform, medium sized, oval shaped tubers perfect for the washing sector. Keeps well in store.

Parentage:
T958/5 X Rooster

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Early maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh

Cristina


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval to long-oval

Skin colour:
Deep Red

Flesh colour:
White

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
19%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
9

Bruising:
8

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
6

Powdery scab:
5

Foliage blight:
2

Tuber blight:
3

Blackleg:
5

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• A comprehensive fungicide programme is important to protect against late blight.
• Herbicide sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used strictly pre-emergence only. If herbicide is applied when plants are emerging significant yellowing will occur.


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