Apollo (1970)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Apollo (1970)
Breeder Agent
Synonyms Apollonia
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
HZPC
Plant material maintained asTuber
Cryopreservation
Tuber and in-vitro
No longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Country of originFRANCE
NETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Very early to early
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
Occasional
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Oval to long
Long to oval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Very shallow to shallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
High to very high
Tubers per plantMedium to many
Many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Uniform to very uniform
Secondary growthLow
Very low to low
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Infrequent
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Moderate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
High to very high
Dormancy periodShort to medium
Medium
Storage abilityPoor
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Trace
TasteModerate to good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentLow
Medium
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
High
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
High
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium to high
High
Variety information last modified on 13th of November, 2008