Balmoral

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Balmoral
Breeder Agent Cullen Allen Limited

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administration
Data sourceDEPT
DEU416
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Early to intermediate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyFrequent
BerriesOccasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Light yellow
Tuber shapeLong to oval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Very shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Frying colourPale
Dry matter contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 18th of February, 2011