Elkana

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Elkana
Breeder Karna
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCPVPA
CZEHBROD
FRA179
NIVAA
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
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesFrequent
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Early harvest yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantMedium to many
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Secondary growthLow to medium
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
Dormancy periodLong
utilisation characteristics
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)Very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 2High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 3High
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh to very high
Variety information last modified on 25th of October, 2010