Twinner is an early table variety with excellent Foliage and Tuber Blight resistance and is one of the Next Generation of Blight resistant varieties.
The tubers are large and oval in shape, with a yellow skin and flesh colour. The cooked texture is firm with a good flavour. The variety has a good dry matter with processing potential.
Suggested fertiliser treatment
Nitrogen: standard advice +50kg/Ha, Split application may increase tuber numbers.
Potassium: standard advice.
Phosphate: standard advice.
Schedule irrigation on lighter soils for Common Scab control.
35/45mm: 23cm (48,000 plants/Ha).
45/55mm: 27cm (41,000 plants/Ha).
Spacing figures for 90cm row width.
Metribuzin (Sencorex) can be used on Twinner.
Average dormancy and is suitable for medium term storage.
Plant and tuber