Gemson

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Gemson
Breeder Agent Grampian Growers

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Data sourceGBR165
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Growth habitSemi erect
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingLow
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum)Very low - Low
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 3Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 8th of September, 2010