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Savanna
Savanna
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Description:
A variety presenting excellent appearance, smooth skin, and high yields of white-fleshed tubers suitable for washing. SAVANNA shows very good resistance to common scab and good resistance to tuber blight and gangrene. It performs very well in warm climates and keeps well in storage.

Parentage:
Famosa x Atlantic

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh

Savanna


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval

Skin colour:
Creamy white

Flesh colour:
White

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
20%

Overall keeping quality:
Very good

Damage:
6

Bruising:
6

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
8

Powdery scab:
4

Foliage blight:
5

Tuber blight:
7

Blackleg:
5

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
S

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• SAVANNA is water efficient. Excessive irrigation may lead to damage to lenticels.
• Herbicide Sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used strictly pre-emergence only. Severe yellowing of leaves will occur if plants are emerging at time of application.


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