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Torino
Torino
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Description:
An attractive smooth red skinned variety with a distinctive yellow flesh. Maincrop maturity producing very high yields that are more suited to early season storage. Very good general resistance to disease.

Parentage:
Cornado x Rooster

Dormancy:
Short (4)

Maturity:
Maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh

Torino


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Round

Skin colour:
Red

Flesh colour:
Yellow

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
20%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
6

Bruising:
6

Yield:
High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
6

Powdery scab:
7

Foliage blight:
4

Tuber blight:
7

Blackleg:
5

Wart disease:
I

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:


• Herbicide Sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used pre-emergence only.


Key

Scale of 1 to 9 (9 being the most desirable)

I = Immune R = Resistant S = Susceptible n/a = Result Not Available

Cooking Type A = Firm, B = Fairly Firm, C = Floury, D = Very Floury