Avon

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Avon
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
NEIKER
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsUntested
Country of originCANADA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesRare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureVery smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Very high
Rate of bulkingFast
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
TasteExcellent
Crisp suitabilityModerate
Good
French fry suitabilityModerate to good
Dry matter contentLow to medium
Medium
Starch contentLow
Medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus MLow
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato virus YNMedium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Frost resistanceMedium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005