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Setting the standard for table potatoes 

Melody is a high quality pre packing variety. It has high yield potential of uniform, attractive tubers with smooth, bright light yellow skins with light yellow flesh. It has medium dry matter content, low outgrade levels and good storage potential. Cooking quality is consistently high over a wide range of soil types. Agronomic characteristics are good, with good resistance to viruses, tuber blight and skin blemish diseases. 

Underwater weight475
Dry matter %20,5
DormancyMedium Long
Bruising index (*1)11
Second growth (*2)7.4
Common scab (*2)7.3
Late blight (*2)4.1
Tuber shapeRound oval
Percentage 50/+80
Percentage 40/7072
Skin colorLight yellow
Flesh colorLight yellow
Eye depthShallow
UniformityVery good
Internal defects %1
Hollow heart %0
Cooking type FebruaryFairly firm
Fry Colour fries October (8°C)5
Fry Colour fries February (8°C)4
Fry Colour fries May (8°C)3
Potato Cyst Nematodes Ro1 (*2)9
Potato Cyst Nematodes Ro2/3 (*2)4
Potato Cyst Nematodes Pa2 (*2)5
Potato Cyst Nematodes Pa3 (*2)1
Wart Disease wz 1 (D1) (*3)10
Wart Disease wz 2 (G1) (*3)9
Wart Disease wz 6 (O1) (*3)9
Wart Disease wz 18 (T1) (*3)5

(*1): 0= none, 50 = severe 
(*2): 9 = resistant, 1 = very susceptible 
(*3): 10 =resistant, 3 = very susceptible 


▪ Table variety with very regular and shallow-eyed tubers 
▪ The robust, stress-resistant plants ensures reliable production 
▪ Long dormancy and good storage characteristics 
▪ Resistant to Viruses Y, X and A