Otolia

medium early ware potato with high potato wart resistance

  • potato wart resistant (D1, NL6, 8, 18 - all 10)
  • yellow flesh colour
  • nice oval tuber shape
  • good marketable size
OTOLIA - medium early, mainly firm cooking variety with high potato wart resistance.
Growing recommendations
Site requirements
preferably grown on medium soils with uniform water and nutrient supply
Planting
approx. 40,000 plants/ha (seed size 35/55 mm)
Planting depth
normal
Seed preparation
normal
Seed dressing
preventive control of Rhizoctonia solani is generally recommended
Herbicides
no sensitivities known
Foliage
very strong foliage - protective control of late blight within the usual spraying program is recommended
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop at medium supply level
Nitrogen (N)
medium - compared to local standard
Phosphorus (P2O5)
100 kg/ha (at planting, water soluble phosphate)
Potassium (K2O)
200-250 kg/ha
Magnesium (MgO)
60 kg/ha
Variety characteristics
Maturitymedium early
Cooking type
B
Consumption quality
ware potato; yellow, flesh colour; very low discolouration after boiling
Yield
good marketable yield; medium sized
Youth development
initially hesitant; later rapid
Dormancy
good storability
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
oval
Eye depth
very shallow
Flesh colour
yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
smooth - netted
Resistances
PCN
Ro1 (9), Ro2/3 (8)
Potato wart disease
D1, D6, D8, D18
Sensitivities
Potato Virus Y (PVY)
low
Black Leg
low
Rhizoctonia
low
Foliage blight
low - medium
Tuber blight
low
Common scrab
very low
Spraing
low
Bruising
very low
Mechanical damage
low - 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 07/2015)