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Orla
Orla
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Description:
Excellent tasting potato for the pre-packing sector. Very grower friendly, it produces high yields with good baker content. It allows economical planting rates as it can be planted at wide spacings. It has good foliage blight resistance and excellent tuber blight resistance. ORLA is also very suited for Organic production.

Parentage:
O.P. 657/3 x Spunta

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Early maincrop

Cooking type:
BC

Market:
Fresh / Organic

Orla


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval

Skin colour:
Cream

Flesh colour:
Light yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
19%

Overall keeping quality:
Very good

Damage:
7

Bruising:
7

Yield:
High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
6

Powdery scab:
4

Foliage blight:
6

Tuber blight:
8

Blackleg:
6

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
S

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