Hilite Russet

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Hilite Russet
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Intermediate
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverModerate
Moderate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesRare
Frequent
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Very long
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureRough
Intermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
TasteGood to excellent
Dry matter contentMedium to high
Starch contentMedium
Tuber glycoalkaloidVery low
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005