Balder

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Balder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceFRA179
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early to early
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
tubering characteristics
Early harvest yield potentialVery high
Tuber sizeLarge
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Storage abilityModerate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Dry matter contentLow to medium
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 4Very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005