Element

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Element
Breeder 17
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
FRA179
IRL001
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyFrequent
BerriesVery rare
Pollen fertilitySterile
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium to deep
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
High
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Secondary growthLow to medium
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingVery low
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
TasteModerate
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentHigh to very high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
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 AVery high
Resistance to potato virus MMedium
Resistance to potato virus XVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005