Essex

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Essex
Breeder 9
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEU416
GBR165
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Infected
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Early
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Oval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
TasteExcellent
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageHigh
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005