SW 10-8218

SW 10-8218 is an early maincrop yellow flesh ware variety with potato cyst nematodes resistance and a good dormancy.

  • Attractive yellow fleshcolour
  • Firm cooking
  • Good dry matter content

Suitable markets

Retail

Fresh

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Product manager Adrie Omtzigt about SW 10-8218

SW 10-8218 is a yellow-fleshed, firm cooking retail variety from Agrico. Product Manager Adrie Omtzigt explains more about its stable cooking characteristics, high resistances and good storage qualities.

 

Most important SW 10-8218 characteristics

Plant and tuber

  • Maturity
    Early maincrop | 5,5
  • Tuber shape
    Oval
  • Flesh Colour
    Yellow | 7
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation
    Quite high | 7
  • 5 small | 8 large
    Tuber size
    Quite large | 7
  • Skin colour
    Yellow
  • Flower colour
    White
  • 4 none | 8 many
    Number of berries
    None | 4
  • 4 slow | 8 fast
    Foliage: - initial development
    average | 7
  • 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
  • 3 insufficient | 8 excellent
    Skin finish
    Above average | 6,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • 6 average | 9 high
    Relative yield
    -
  • 300 low | 500 high
    Underwater weight
    385
  • A firm | AB rather firm | B rather floury | BC floury | C floury
    Cooking type
    Firm | A
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy
    Long | 8
  • Harvest damage
    Minimum sensitive | 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Metribuzin
    Very sensitive | 4
  • 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 | 6,5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Growth cracks
    Minimum to nonsensitive | 8
  • 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
    1.5
  • 4 very sensitive | 8 minimum to none sensitive
    Raw discolouration
    Quite sensitive | 6,5
  • 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
    Susceptible | 5
  • Late blight tuber
    Minimum susceptible | 7,5
  • Common scab
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • PCN Ro 1/4
    Susceptible | 3
  • PCN Ro 2/3
    -
  • PCN Pa 2
    Field resistant | 8
  • PCN Pa 3
    Field resistant | 7
  • Powdery scab
    -
  • Fusarium
    Minimum to non susceptible | 8
  • Erwinia
    -
  • Black dot
    -
  • Spraing
    Minimum susceptible | 6
  • Leafroll
    -
  • Virus - A
    -
  • Virus - X
    -
  • Virus - Yn
    Very susceptible | 4,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber symptoms)
    -
  • Wart disease F1
    Very susceptible | 3
  • Wart disease F6
    -
  • Wart disease F18
    -
Ilie Patu

Would you like to know more about the SW 10-8218?

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 SW 10-8218 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