SOLO

Solo is good washable and forms nice uniform
tubers for packing. Suitable for organic production.

VARIETY DESCRIPTION

QUALITY

Cooking type A, good taste, no discoloration after cooking, easily washable, suitable for prepacking, storage ability good, no internal defects, not sensitive to mechanical damage

YIELD

Medium to high number of tubers, regular calibration, medium to high marketable yield.

RESISTANCES

  • Nematodes: Ro 1, 4
  • Y-Virus (PVY): high
  • potato leaf roll: high – medium
  • late blight: high
  • black leg: high
  • common scab: high
  • potatoe wart disease: 1

TUBER

Long oval, smooth yellow skin, shallow eyes. Yellow flesh colour.

PLANT

Medium tall, red violet flowers, foliage development hesitant.

PLANTING

Solo can be produced on all types of soil, preferable are soils of good agronomic management and water supply. Treatment against Rhizoctonia solani is recommended. Solo should be planted with 33 – 34 cm in a 75 cm row. Avoid planting in cold and wet soils. Planting by All-in-one system should be done a little bit later.

FERTILIZATION

N-supply: above average (up to 160 kg N), Phosphorus: 100 kg Potassium: 250 – 300kg / ha (preferably sulphate), Magnesium 80 kg / ha.

PLANT PROTECTION

No sensitive reaction by using metribuzin, routine protective control of early blight and late blight.

STORAGE

Very good dormancy.