Contessa

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Contessa
Breeder ZPC
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
MaturityVery early
Flower colourRed violet
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeLong to oval
Tuber eye depthVery shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
Dry matter contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus BMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
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