Afton

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Afton
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate to very late
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyFrequent to very frequent
BerriesRare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type)
Frying colourMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
Variety information last modified on 3rd of March, 2016