Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Ariane
Breeder Agent
Data sourceCM
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originFRANCE
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Early to intermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
Occasional to frequent
Rare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Oval to long
Long to oval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Very shallow to shallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
Dormancy periodShort
Medium to long
Storage abilityModerate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Crisp suitabilityPoor to moderate
Dry matter contentMedium
Medium to high
Very high
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Medium to high
High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus YNHigh
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
Medium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 5Very low to low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium to high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005