Ambo

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Ambo
Breeder Teagasc
Breeder Agent Irish Potato Marketing Ltd

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Ambo (sprout)
Ambo (leaf)
Ambo (flower)
Ambo (flower)
Ambo (foliage)
administration
Data sourceDEPT
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesOccasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Frying colourMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium to high
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 2nd of March, 2011