Bikini

BIKINI is an early maturing parti-coloured variety with an extensive and unique red splash. It produces consistent yields of very uniform tubers that are attractive and distinctive when pre packed. This high dry matter variety has excellent cooking quality and taste and it also keeps well in store.

Tuber Characteristics
 Shape: Oval
 Skin Colour:
Red with a yellow eye and splash
 Flesh Colour:
 Yellow
 Eye Depth:
 Shallow
 Dormancy:  Normal (6)
 Dry Matter Content:
 21%
 Overall keeping quality:
 Good
 Damage:  7
 Bruising:  7
 Yield:  Good


Resistance to Diseases & Pests
Common Scab:
7
Powdery Scab
3
Foliage blight:
4
Tuber blight:
3
Blackleg: 5
Wart disease:
S
PCN Ro1:
S
PCN Pallida: S

Growing Advice

  • Manage N application correctly to achieve target dry matter.
  • Herbicide sensitivity: Metribuzin can be used pre-emergence only.

 Key (Scale of 1 to 9)
 Cooking Type
 (9 being the most desirable)  
 I = Immune A = Firm
R = Resistant
B = Fairly Firm
S = Susceptible
 C = Floury
 n/a = Result Not Available
 D = Very Floury