Asterix

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Asterix
Breeder Agent HZPC UK Limited

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Asterix (flower)
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
GBR165
IRL001
NIVAA
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Growth habitErect
Semi erect to erect
Foliage coverModerate
Good to dense
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
Frequent to very frequent
BerriesRare
Rare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialVery low
High to very high
Early harvest yield potentialHigh to very high
Tubers per plantMany
Many to very many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Secondary growthMedium
Resistance to external damageResistant to very resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
High to very high
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityGood
Frying colourPale
Dry matter contentHigh to very high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow to medium
Medium
Resistance to potato virus XVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusHigh to very high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
High to very high
Variety information last modified on 12th of November, 2008