Avondale

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Avondale
Breeder H.W.Keyhoe
Breeder Agent Irish Potato Marketing Ltd

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Data sourceDEPT
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate to very late
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesFrequent
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Dormancy periodLong
utilisation characteristics
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High to very high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Very low to low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 16th of May, 2007