Crystal

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Crystal
Breeder 33
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
BerriesRare
Pollen fertilityModerate
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureVery smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
utilisation characteristics
TasteExcellent
French fry suitabilityGood
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 21st of May, 2007