Carrick

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Carrick
Breeder P.Watts
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart blue
Tuber eye colourBlue
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
Dormancy periodLong to very long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureVery mealy (floury type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Frying colourPale to medium
Dry matter contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005