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Tornado
Tornado
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Description:
A great combination of early maturity, very high yield, deep red skin and long uniform tubers are the main features of this variety. Good heat and drought tolerance.

Parentage:
Druid x Kondor

Dormancy:
Normal (6)

Maturity:
Early maincrop

Cooking type:
B

Market:
Fresh / French fries

Tornado


Tuber Characteristics


Shape:
Long oval

Skin colour:
Red

Flesh colour:
White

Eye depth:
Shallow

DM:
18%

Overall keeping quality:
Good

Damage:
6

Bruising:
6

Yield:
Very High


Resistance to Diseases & Pests


Common scab:
7

Powdery scab:
3

Foliage blight:
3

Tuber blight:
7

Blackleg:
4

Wart disease:
S

PCN Ro1:
R

PCN Pallida:
S


Growing Advice:


• Herbicide Sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used strictly pre-emergence only. Severe yellowing of leaves will occur if plants are emerging at time of application.


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