Belchip

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Belchip
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
BerriesRare
Pollen fertilityHigh
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tuber shape uniformityVariable
Hollow heart tendencyLow
utilisation characteristics
TasteGood to excellent
Crisp suitabilityGood
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageHigh
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005