Astra (1983)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Astra (1983)
Breeder 6
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originRUSSIAN FEDERATION
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
utilisation characteristics
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005