Aurora

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Aurora
Breeder 2
J.Boesjes
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCPVPA
DEU416
FRA179
NIVAA
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Early
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthDeep
Medium to deep
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Early harvest yield potentialMedium to high
Tubers per plantMedium to many
Many
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Medium to uniform
Secondary growthLow to medium
Low
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
High
Dormancy periodMedium to long
Long
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentHigh to very high
Starch contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium to high
High
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
High
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
Medium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 2Moderate
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 3Moderate
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium
Medium to high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005