Madison

early crisp variety with excellent long term storability

  • very low sugar content
  • excellent crisp colour
  • very low acrylamide potential
MADISON - frühe Rohstoffversorgung in Premiumqualität für die Chipsindustrie
Growing recommendations
Planting
approx. 43,000 plant/ha
Planting depth
normal
Seed preparation
application of temperature shock and/or especially careful sprouting stimulation before planting is recommended in order to accelerate emergence and improve youth development
Seed dressing
seed tuber treatment for protective control of Rhizoctonia is generally recommended
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop at medium supply level
Nitrogen (N)
medium - compared to local standard
Phosphorus (P2O5)
100 kg/ha
Potassium (K2O)
150-200 kg/ha
Magnesium (MgO)
60 kg/ha
Variety characteristics
Maturityearly
Yield
medium - high
Dormancy
high, good storability with very low sugar content at 6°C storage temperature
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
round
Eye depth
shallow - medium
Flesh colour
light yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
netted
Resistances
PCN
Ro1 (9), Ro4 (9)
Potato wart disease
D1
Sensitivities
Common scrab
medium
Spraing
low
Bruising
medium
Mechanical damage
medium

All particulars are based on offical variety trials and/or our own experience. However, as potatoes are natural products we cannot undertake any liability for these details. (status of information 10/2012)