Charles Downing

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Charles Downing
Parentage
[Pedigree History ]
Breeder 47
Breeder Agent
Synonyms Earliest of All
administration
Data sourceDEU416
FRA179
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tuber shape uniformityVariable to medium
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005