Melody

Setting the standard for table potatoes

  • Produces high yields of uniform yellow fleshed tubers with shallow eyes and superb skin finish.
  • Great taste and texture, a true all rounder for table use.
  • Dependable long-term storability.
  • Good overall disease resistance.

Storage

2oC
9 Months

Advice

Do you need specific advice about seed rates, fertilisers or agronomy? Ask your local supplier or Meijer contact.

  • Sensitive to Sencorex (Metribuzin) used at the full dose when applied pre-emergence.
  • Cure tubers thoroughly with ventilation post-harvest.
Characteristics
Maturity 6.0
Skin Colour Yellow
Flesh Colour* 7
Tuber Shape** RO
Eye Depth 7
Tuber Uniformity 7
Tuber Size 7.5
Freedom From Outgrades 8
Dry Matter % 21
Suitability for Cooking† 8AB
Dormancy 8

Comments

1 = Negative   9 = Positive
* 8 = Yellow   4 = White
** R = Round   O = Oval   L = Long
† A = Firm   D = Mealy

Resistance
PLRV 8
A-virus 8
X-virus 8.5
Y-virus 7.5
Yntn-virus R
Foliage Blight 4
Tuber Blight 7.5
Common Scab 7
Spraing 7
Bruising 8
Secondary Growth 8
Ro1 9
Ro2/3 4
Pa2 5
Pa3 1
wz 1 (D1) 10
wz 2/6 (G1/O1) 9
wz 18 (T1) -

9 = Highly Resistant   1 = Very Susceptible

Resistance to Nematodes:
Ro/Pa(x) = Globodera rostochiensis/G.pallida. Pathotype(x)
Ro1(=A), Ro2/Ro3(=BC), Pa2(=D), Pa3(=E)
9 = Highly Resistant   1 = Very Susceptible

Resistance to Wart Disease:
wz 1(D1), wz 2/6 (G1/O1, wz 18 (T1)
10 = Highly Resistant   3 = Very Susceptible

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