Calypso (1971)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Calypso (1971)
Breeder J.P.G.Konst
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
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeVery large
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
Dormancy periodMedium to long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Frying colourMedium to dark
Dry matter contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Very low to low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Very low to low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow to medium
Resistance to potato virus BLow
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
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
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011