Babylon is a high yielding, yellow fleshed chipping and processing variety with an attractive skin finish.
The tubers are large, oval long and have shallow eyes. Babylon’s sugar levels remain stable throughout storage resulting in excellent frying and eating qualities.
Read here what seed and ware growers in the UK are saying about the introduction of Babylon.
Suggested fertiliser treatment
Nitrogen: standard advice -25kg.
Potassium: standard advice + 10%.
Phosphate: standard advice.
35/45mm: 30cm (37,000 plants/Ha).
45/55mm: 36cm (31,000 plants/Ha).
Spacing figures for 90cm row width.
Metribuzin (Sencorex) can be used.
Maintain a preventative spray program against Late Blight.
Has very long dormancy and is suitable for long term storage.
Plant and tuber
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