Danae

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Danae
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
FRA179
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originFRANCE
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
Dormancy periodMedium to long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityGood
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageHigh
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005