Amour

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Amour
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
utilisation characteristics
Dry matter contentVery low
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Very low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Very low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 3Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005