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Casino
Casino
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Description:
A bright attractive long oval potato, with very long dormancy, suitable for french fries and pre-packing. Fries very well out of long term storage and produces very tasty french fries.

Parentage:
Morene x Sterling

Dormancy:
Long (8)

Maturity:
Maincrop

Cooking type:
C

Market:
Fresh / French fries

Casino


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Long oval

Skin colour:
Yellow

Flesh colour:
Light yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
21%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
7

Bruising:
7

Yield:
High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
5

Powdery scab:
3

Foliage blight:
4

Tuber blight:
4

Blackleg:
2

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
• Consider breaking the dormancy of seed prior to planting to enable faster and more even emergence.
• CASINO is prolific; wide inter-row spacing is advised to produce bold tubers.
• 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