Melody (potato)

Solanum tuberosum 'Melody'

A Melody tuber
Genus Solanum
Species Solanum tuberosum
Cultivar 'Melody'

Melody is a cultivar of potato.[1]


It is yellow, with a smooth skin, and dry flesh.[2] It can be boiled and mashed.[2] Melody has a high yield potential and has an overall good disease resistance. It is resistant to late blight on tubers, common scab, bruising,[3] Fusarium sulphureum (dry rot) and Globodera rostochiensis (a potato cyst nematode).[1]


The breeder, Meijer Research B.V.,[1] a Dutch company,[4] holds the rights until 2030.[1]

Characteristics [3]


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