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Slaney
Slaney
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Description:
Very high yielding variety. It emerges rapidly and produces a very vigorous canopy and abundant flowers. SLANEY is a very efficient nutrient user thus requiring only moderate fertiliser applications. It eats well, being good for boiling, steaming, baking and frying.

Parentage:
Maris Page x Cara

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Late maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh / French fries

Slaney


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval

Skin colour:
White

Flesh colour:
White

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
18%

Overall keeping quality:
Very good

Damage:
7

Bruising:
5

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
6

Powdery scab:
4

Foliage blight:
5

Tuber blight:
3

Blackleg:
5

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• Apply low levels of N to avoid excessive canopy development and to enable skins to set.
• 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