Spunta

Early maincrop ware variety with good heat tolerance, good virus resistance and producing high yields.

  • Traditional
  • Large tubers
  • Uniform tuber size
  • High dry matter content

Suitable markets

Traditional

Spunta nestjes met doorsnee
Spunta SNG CL®Agrico20

Most important Spunta characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 6
  • Tuber shape
    Long
  • Flesh Colour
    Light yellow | 6
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Average | 6
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Large | 8
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    Average | 6,5
  • 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
    Blue-violet
  • 4 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of tuber shape
    Quite regular | 6
  • 5 irregular | 8 regular
    Regularity of size
    Regular | 7
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Quite good | 6

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    High | 9
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    387
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Floury | BC
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Average | 6
  • Harvest damage
    Very sensitive | 4
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon
    -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene
    -
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Secondary growth
    Quite sensitive | 6
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 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
    -
  • 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
    Below average | 5,5

Resistance

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

Would you like to know more about the Spunta?

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

Martin Pot

Product Manager