Alava

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Alava
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCPVPA
DEPT
GBR165
IRL001
NEIKER
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Untested
Country of originGERMANY
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyRare
Pollen fertilitySterile
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium to deep
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Tuber shape uniformityVariable to medium
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityGood to very good
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentLow
High
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
High
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XVery high
Resistance to potato virus YNVery low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 4Very high
Variety information last modified on 6th of April, 2016