Arran Comet

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Arran Comet
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry

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Data sourceDEPT
DEU416
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Very early
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverModerate
Good
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
Very rare
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Cream
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthDeep
Shallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Early harvest yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantMedium
Many
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Internal rust spotFrequent
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
Dormancy periodShort to medium
Medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
None
Enzymic browningNone to trace
TasteModerate to good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Good
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentLow to medium
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusVery low
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium to high
Variety information last modified on 16th of May, 2007