Beyonce

Beyonce is an maincrop crisping variety with a good dry matter content, suitable for long term storage and late blight resistance for foliage and tuber.

The tubers are oval round with a regular shape and a yellow flesh colour. Beyonce is one of our Next Generation varieties

  • Market outlet: crisping and organic
  • Duel blight resistance
  • Long term storage
  • High dry matter
Newest breed available
Beyonce nestje met doorsnee
Beyonce CHP®Agrico20
Beyonce SNG CL®Agrico20
©Agrico Gmpro Beyonce 9846

Suggested fertiliser treatment
Nitrogen: standard advice.
Phosphate: standard advice.
Potassium: standard advice +25% to reduce bruising and harvest damage.

Plant spacing
35/45mm: 21cm (53,000 plants/Ha).
45/55mm: 24cm (46,000 plants/Ha).
Spacing figures for 90cm row width.

Herbicide sensitivity
Metribuzin (Sencorex) can be used.

Storage
Good dormancy and is suitable for long term storage.

 

Beyonce characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Maincrop | 5
  • Tuber shape
    Round oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Yellow | 7
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuber number
    Quite high | 7
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    Purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    No. of berries
    None | 4
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    Fast | 8
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - final development
    Fast | 8
  • Foliage: - selectability
    Average | 6,5
  • 4 weak | 8 firm
    Foliage: - firmness
    Quite firm | 7,5
  • Lightsprout colour
    Blue-violet
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Uniformity of shape
    Quite regular | 6
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Uniformity of size
    Regular | 7
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Quite short | 5,5

Quality characteristics

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Average yield
    Quite high | 7
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    446
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | BC
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Resistance to harvest damage
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7,5
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    23%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    Average | 6
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration after cooking
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Suitable for chipping
    Good | 7
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    Good | 7,5

Disease resistances

  • Late blight foliage
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Common scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Susceptible | 4
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2 Pallida
    -
  • PCN Pa 3 Pallida
    -
  • Powdery scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Fusarium
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Blackleg
    -
  • Black dot
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Spraing
    Susceptible | 5
  • Leafroll
    -
  • Virus - A
    -
  • resistancesX
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    Susceptible | 5,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Wart disease F1
    -
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
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