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Malin
Malin
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Description:
Beautiful potato suitable for the washing and pre-packing sector. It presents good common scab and virus resistance and it responds well to irrigation. For use in dishes where potatoes must be boiled or steamed.

Parentage:
Estima x Cara

Dormancy:
Long (7)

Maturity:
Early maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval to long-oval

Skin colour:
Creamy yellow with extensive red splash

Flesh colour:
Light yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
19%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
5

Bruising:
5

Yield:
High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
7

Powdery scab:
7

Foliage blight:
4

Tuber blight:
6

Blackleg:
4

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
S

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• Ensure skins are fully set before harvest.
• Avoid sites where there is a risk of internal rust spot.
• Avoid planting early in poor conditions to achieve even emergence.
• Consider dormancy break prior to planting.
• 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