Astra (1973)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Astra (1973)
Breeder 2
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEU416
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originSERBIA
Sample statusTraditional cultivar/landrace
Advanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Foliage coverModerate to good
Good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyVery rare
Rare to occasional
BerriesNo berries
Rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Oval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
High to very high
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to external damageModerate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
TasteGood
Dry matter contentLow
Starch contentLow
Medium
Protein contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005