Argos

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Argos
Breeder J.Dunnett
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd

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Argos (foliage)
Argos (leaf)
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Data sourceCZEHBROD
GBR165
NEIKER
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusTraditional cultivar/landrace
Advanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
Dormancy periodLong
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Dry matter contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 22nd of June, 2015