Regina

medium early premium quality salad potato

  • excellent culinary quality
  • pure deep yellow flesh colour
  • smooth skin, very shallow eyes
  • no discolouration after cooking
REGINA yields very nice uniform tubers with enduring and homogenous quality.
Growing recommendations
Site requirements
referably grown on medium to good soils in good agricultural condition with good, uniform water supply
Planting
approx. 41,000 plants/ha; planting density may be increased if small grading ware is intended (baby potatoes, salads)
Planting depth
approx. 2 cm deeper than usual (tendency to some higher tuber deposition)
Seed preparation
strong dormancy; application of temperature shock 3-4 days before planting necessary. Sprout breaking must be avoided due to related specific susceptibility
Seed dressing
preventive chemical control of Rhizoctonia solani recommended generally; compatibility of particular active ingredients has to be checked
Herbicides
sensitive to Metribuzin; dose rates as well as post emergence application sholuld be avoided
Foliage
routine protective control of late blight is recommended
Fertilization incl. return of previous crop at medium supply level
Nitrogen (N)
medium - compared with local standard
Phosphorus (P2O5)
100 kg/ha (at medium soil supply class)
Potassium (K2O)
200-250 kg/ha (at medium soil supply class)
Magnesium (MgO)
70 kg/ha
Variety characteristics
Maturitymedium early
Cooking type
A
Consumption quality
quality salad potato; intense yellow flesh colour; no discolouration after cooking
Yield
very high marketable yield; very nice medium sized tubers; very attractive grading
Youth development
slightly hesitant
Dormancy
high
Tuber characteristics
Tuber shape
oval
Eye depth
shallow
Flesh colour
yellow
Skin colour
yellow
Skin
smooth
Resistances
PCN
Ro1 (9)
Potato wart disease
D1
Sensitivities
Common scrab
medium
Spraing
very low
Bruising
low
Mechanical damage
very low - low

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 07/2018)