SANJAVA

Due to a very good skin set and the uniform sizing,
Sanjava is excellent suitable for packing.

VARIETY DESCRIPTION

QUALITY

Cooking type B, excellent tasting quality, no discoloration after cooking, low sensitivity to mechanical storage, good storage ability, no internal defects, starch content 12 – 13%.

YIELD

High number of tubers, uniform medium sized grading, high marketable yield.

RESISTANCES

  • Nematodes: Ro 1, 4
  • wart disease: D 1
  • Y-Virus (PVY): very high
  • late blight: medium to high
  • early blight: high
  • common scab: very high

TUBER

Oval, very shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh.

PLANT

Medium tall, white flowers, rapid development.

PLANTING

Prefers medium to high quality of soils with regular water supply; due to a good dormancy presprouting is recommended, planting in rows 32 – 34 cm, preventive chemical control of Rhizoctonia solani is recommended.

FERTILIZATION

Medium demand on Nitrogen (140 – 150 kg / ha) Potassium: 250 – 300 kg / ha Phosphorus: 100 kg / ha In dry years application of micronutrients via foliage.

PLANT PROTECTION

No sensitivity to Metribuzin, first chemical application against late blight should be in time; chemical, haulm killing together with a fungizide.

HARVEST / STORAGE

Rapid skin finish, good dormancy, excellent suitable for long term storage.