Avenir

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Avenir
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceAR
DEPT
DEU001
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Early to intermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesRare
Rare to occasional
Pollen fertilityLow
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Cream
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Oval to long
Long to oval
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
High to very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform to very uniform
Very uniform
Hollow heart tendencyVery low
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Very infrequent
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingVery high
Storage abilityPoor
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Mealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningLittle
TasteModerate
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentLow to medium
Medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
High
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)High
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium
Medium to high
Resistance to potato virus MMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
High
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
High
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very low to low
Low
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 5Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 24th of February, 2011