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Fandango
Fandango
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Description:
FANDANGO is a very high yielding early bulking main-crop variety producing bright short oval tubers with cream skins, light yellow flesh and large percentage of ‘bakers’. FANDANGO has an excellent culinary profile especially when baked, producing particularly crispy skins ensuring that it is well suited to the retail fresh and food service sectors.

Parentage:
Famosa x Cara

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh

Fandango


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Round

Skin colour:
White

Flesh colour:
Light yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
18%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
6

Bruising:
6

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
5

Powdery scab:
6

Foliage blight:
5

Tuber blight:
7

Blackleg:
4

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• FANDANGO produces very high yields of large tubers therefore sufficient soil cover is necessary to prevent greening.
• 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