Ailsa

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Ailsa
Breeder SCRI
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceARCHE NOAH
CM
CZEHBROD
DEPT
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
No longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyFrequent
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Very shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
Smooth
tubering characteristics
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeLarge to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningSevere
Trace to little
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Frying colourMedium
Dry matter contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low to medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Resistance to potato virus BHigh
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus MHigh
Resistance to potato virus SMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
High
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low
Very low to low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusVery low
Low to medium
Resistance to potato mop top virusMedium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 5Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 3rd of March, 2016