British Queen

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. British Queen
Breeder 9
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Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry

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British Queen (foliage)
British Queen (flower)
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Data sourceARCHE NOAH
CPVPA
DEPT
DEU416
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
No longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly to intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverPoor
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyFrequent
Very frequent
BerriesVery rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Cream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber sizeMedium
Medium to large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Internal rust spotMedium to frequent
Dormancy periodShort to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningSome
TasteGood
Excellent
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
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 AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Low to medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 9th of July, 2015