Birgit

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Birgit
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originGERMANY
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Secondary growthLow
Growth crackingLow to medium
Hollow heart tendencyLow to medium
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Dormancy periodLong
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Enzymic browningTrace
TasteGood
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageHigh
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 21st of October, 2010