Conestoga

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Conestoga
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceNEIKER
Plant material maintained asTuber
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeVery long
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
utilisation characteristics
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentMedium to high
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to early blight (Alternaria solani)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005