Agostino

Agostino (SW 10-1170) is an early maincrop red skin ware variety with late blight resistance in foliage and tube.

  • Large tubers
  • Good tuberisation
  • Good dry matter content

Suitable markets

Traditional

Retail

Fresh

Organic

Newest breed available
Agostino GRB CL©Agrico20
Agostino SNG CC©Agrico21
Agostino CHK©Agrico21
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Product manager Douwe Werkman about Agostino

Agostino is a red-skinned Next Generation variety from Agrico. Product Manager Douwe Werkman explains that this variety is highly resistant to Phytophthora.

 

Most important Agostino characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 5,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval round
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Quite high | 7
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7,5
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Good | 7
  • Skin colour
    Red
  • Flower colour
    Light purple
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number 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
    Red
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6,5
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Quite regular | 6,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    -
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | BC
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    387
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Quite long | 7
  • Harvest damage
    Sensitive | 5,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Black spot
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 17% low | 26,5% high
    Dry matter content
    21
  • 5 moderate | 8 excellent
    Dry matter distribution
    -
  • 1 very low | 11 quite high
    TGA level
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Gray discolouration (after cooking)
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Fries quality
    Average | 6
  • 4 unsuitable | 8 excellent
    Crisping quality
    Unsuitable | 5

Resistance

  • Late blight foliage
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8,5
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum to non susceptible | 9
  • Common scab
    Susceptible | 5
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    -
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    -
  • PCN Pa 3
    -
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Erwinia
    -
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Susceptible | 5,5
  • Leafroll
    -
  • Virus - A
    -
  • Virus - X
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    Susceptible | 5,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    -
  • Wart disease F1
    Resistant* | 10*
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
Ilie Patu

Would you like to know more about the Agostino?

The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.

If you have any specific questions about the Agostino or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Illie Patu

Product Manager