Gigant

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Gigant
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
NEIKER
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Early to intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Pollen fertilitySterile
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Very high
Tubers per plantMany
Many to very many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Secondary growthLow to medium
Internal rust spotMedium
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
Medium to high
Dormancy periodMedium to long
Long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningLittle
Trace
TasteModerate
Moderate to good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Moderate to good
French fry suitabilityVery poor
Poor
Frying colourMedium to dark
Dry matter contentMedium
Medium to high
High
Starch contentLow to medium
Medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium to high
High
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
High
Resistance to potato virus BLow
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High to very high
Resistance to potato virus YNMedium
High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium
Medium to high
Variety information last modified on 22nd of October, 2010