Organic
Processing
Crisps, Flakes

Beyonce

An early maincrop, crisping variety with a good dry matter content, suitable for medium term storage and late blight resistance in foliage and tuber.
  • Large tubers
  • Good dormancy
  • Quite high tuberisation
Marketsegments
Organic
Processing
Crisps, Flakes
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Product manager Gerdien Poppe about Beyonce

Product manager Gerdien Poppe introduces the new variety Beyonce. It is an early maincrop variety. With its high dry matter content, ideal oval round tuber shape and light yellow flesh colour. It is perfectly suitable for the production of chips. 

Plant and tuber characteristics

  • Maturity:
    early maincrop / 6
  • Light sprout colour:
    blue violet / BV
  • Flower colour:
    purple / P
  • Number of berries:
    very high / 4
  • Foliage - initial development:
    quite fast / 7,5
  • Foliage - final development:
    good / 8
  • Foliage - firmness:
    quite firm / 7,5
  • Skin colour:
    yellow / Y
  • Flesh colour:
    light yellow / 6,5
  • Skin finish:
    below average / 5,5
  • Tuber shape:
    oval round / OR
  • Regularity of tuber shape:
    quite regular / 6,5
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation:
    quite high / 7
  • Tuber size:
    quite large / 7,5
  • Regularity of size:
    regular / 7

Sensitivity and quality

  • Secondary growth:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Black spot (internal bruising):
    slightly sensitive / 7,5
  • Growth cracks:
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Harvest damage:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Metribuzin - pre-emergence:
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Metribuzin - post-emergence:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon:
    slightly to not sensitive / 8
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene:
    5% fewer to 5% more tubers / 5
  • Underwater weight:
    446
  • Dry matter content :
    23,9%
  • Cooking type:
    floury / BC
  • Discolouration (after cooking):
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Raw discolouration:
    slightly to not sensitive / 8
  • Fries quality:
    good / 7
  • Dry matter distribution:
    average / 6,5
  • Crisping quality:
    excellent / 8
  • TGA-level:
    6,5
  • Carvone oil:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy:
    quite long / 7

Resistances

  • Virus - Leaf roll:
    - / -
  • Virus - Yn:
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber):
    susceptible / 5
  • Spraing:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Late blight - foliage:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8,5
  • Late blight - tuber:
    slightly susceptible / 7,5
  • Fusarium:
    slightly susceptible / 7,5
  • Common scab:
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Powdery scab:
    slightly susceptible / 6
  • Black dot:
    slightly susceptible / 7,5
  • Wart disease F1:
    - / -
  • Wart disease F6:
    - / -
  • Wart disease F18:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 1/4:
    susceptible / 4
  • Golden nematode Ro 2/3:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 2:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 3:
    - / -

Would you like to know more about the Beyonce?

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 Beyonceor would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Adrie Omtzigt

Product Manager
Omtzigt, Adrie | PM | Portret

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