Alma (1978)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Alma (1978)
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
GBR165
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
No longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originCZECH REPUBLIC
SERBIA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Moderate to good
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
Occasional
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantMedium
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Internal rust spotMedium
Resistance to external damageModerate
Moderate to resistant
Dormancy periodMedium to long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
TasteModerate to good
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityPoor
Good
Dry matter contentHigh
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh
Variety information last modified on 6th of April, 2016