Athena

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Athena
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceFRA179
Plant material maintained asTuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originFRANCE
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeRound
tubering characteristics
Storage abilityModerate to good
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 4Very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005