Cicero

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Cicero
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCPVPA
FRA179
NIVAA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsUntested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly to intermediate
Early
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesOccasional to frequent
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Very shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform to very uniform
Secondary growthLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Mealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Dry matter contentLow to medium
Medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
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 XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
Medium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 4Very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005