Houma

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Houma
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Intermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Shallow to medium
Tuber skin textureVery smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteModerate to good
Starch contentLow
Low to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Very high
Resistance to potato virus XVery low
High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh
Very high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005