Avalanche

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Avalanche
Breeder Agent Jonquil Development Limited

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Data sourceGBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesVery rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Frying colourVery pale to pale
Dry matter contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium to high
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus BMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011