Alex

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Alex
Breeder Landbrugets
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asNo longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsInfected
Country of originDENMARK
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart blue
Tuber eye colourBlue
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
Dry matter contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 6th of April, 2016