Twister

Twister is a table variety with excellent Foliage and Tuber Blight resistance and is one of the Next Generation of Blight resistant varieties.

The tubers are round oval in shape with a yellow skin and flesh colour. The tuber numbers are good and the cooked texture is firm. The variety produces a pre-pack ware fraction with a high percentage of bakers.

  • Market outlet: table, baking and organic
  • Round oval tubers with yellow skin and flesh colour
  • Good tuber numbers and bright skin finish
  • Pre-pack fraction with a high percentage of bakers
Newest breed available
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Twister SNG CL®Agrico20
Twister WDG®Agrico20
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Suggested fertiliser Treatment
Nitrogen: standard advice -10%.
Potassium: standard advice.
Phosphate: standard advice.

Plant spacing
35/45mm: 28cm (39,500 plants/Ha).
45/55mm is 32cm (34,500 plants/Ha).
Spacing figures for 90cm row width.

Herbicide sensitivity
Do not use Metribuzin (Sencorex).

Storage
Good dormancy and is suitable for long term storage.

Twister characteristics

Plant and tuber

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

Quality characteristics

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Average yield
    Quite high | 7,5
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    345
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Rather firm | AB
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Resistance to harvest damage
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 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 to nonsensitive | 8
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    19,0%
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    5,63
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Discolouration after cooking
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for chipping
    Moderate | 5
  • 4 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Suitable for crisping
    -

Disease resistances

  • Late blight foliage
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Common scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Resistant | 9
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    Susceptible | 1
  • PCN Pa 2 Pallida
    Susceptible | 1
  • PCN Pa 3 Pallida
    Susceptible | 1
  • Powdery scab
    Very susceptible | 4
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Blackleg
    -
  • Black dot
    Minimum susceptible | 6,5
  • Spraing
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Leafroll
    -
  • A
    -
  • X
    -
  • Yn
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    Minimum susceptible | 7
  • Wart disease F1
    Moderate susceptible | 8
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -