Boreas

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Boreas
Breeder ZPC
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Flower colourRed violet
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Dry matter contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus BMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011