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Burren
Burren
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Description:
Great variety for Mediterranean-like climates. BURREN is a long oval potato with shallow eyes, good drought resistance and good storage capability. It is very high yielding and produces larger crops compared to Spunta.

 

Parentage:
Marfona x Spunta

Dormancy:
Long (8)

Maturity:
Early maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh

Burren


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Oval to long-oval

Skin colour:
Creamy yellow

Flesh colour:
Yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
18%

Overall keeping quality:
Very good

Damage:
5

Bruising:
5

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
5

Powdery scab:
4

Foliage blight:
4

Tuber blight:
4

Blackleg:
5

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
S

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:
 

• A comprehensive fungicide programme is important to protect against late blight.
• 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