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Emma
Emma
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Description:
Excellent tasting potato suitable for early baker production. EMMA combines earliness with good resistance to the most common potato diseases and good skin finish and uniformity.

Parentage:
Colleen x Estima

Dormancy:
Normal (5)

Maturity:
First Early

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh

Emma


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Round

Skin colour:
Bright creamy white

Flesh colour:
Light yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
19%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
6

Bruising:
6

Yield:
High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
5

Powdery scab:
3

Foliage blight:
4

Tuber blight:
5

Blackleg:
6

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
S

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• Drought resistance is moderate therefore irrigation may be required in hot dry conditions.
• EMMA is a prolific producer therefore wider inter-row spacing is recommended.
• 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