Huron

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Huron
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originCANADA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyRare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialVery high
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteGood
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageHigh
Resistance to early blight (Alternaria solani)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005