Escort

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Escort
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceARCHE NOAH
CPVPA
CZEHBROD
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
HUN052
NEIKER
NIVAA
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Early to intermediate
Early
Growth habitErect
Semi erect
Spreading to semi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
Occasional
Occasional to frequent
Frequent to very frequent
BerriesRare
Rare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Light yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
Smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
High to very high
Very high
Early harvest yield potentialVery high
Tubers per plantMany
Many to very many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Secondary growthLow to medium
Very low to low
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Infrequent
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
High to very high
Dormancy periodLong
Long to very long
Storage abilityGood
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
Fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Mealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningSevere
Trace
None to trace
TasteModerate to good
Good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Moderate
Moderate to good
French fry suitabilityPoor
Moderate
Good
Frying colourMedium
Pale
Dry matter contentMedium
Medium to high
High
Starch contentMedium
High
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
High
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium to high
High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
Low to medium
Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus MHigh
Resistance to potato virus SLow
Resistance to potato virus XLow to medium
Medium
Medium to high
High
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low
Medium
Medium to high
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus YNMedium
High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Medium
Medium to high
High
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusHigh
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh
High to very high
Variety information last modified on 22nd of October, 2010