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Rooster
Rooster
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Description:
An excellent all-round potato combining excellent growing and storage characteristics with superb versatility in the kitchen – boil, mash, roast, wedges, french fries. Careful seed handling is necessary for optimal crop results.

Parentage:
OP 253264 x Pentland Ivory

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Maincrop

Cooking type:
C

Market:
Fresh / French fries

Rooster


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval

Skin colour:
Red

Flesh colour:
Yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
22%

Overall keeping quality:
Excellent

Damage:
6

Bruising:
6

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
6

Powdery scab:
6

Foliage blight:
4

Tuber blight:
6

Blackleg:
7

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
S

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• Do not damage sprouts before or during planting.
• Good early season blight control is important.
• Manage storage to prevent silver scurf development.
• 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