Irene

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Irene
Breeder 73
ZPC
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEPT
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
NIVAA
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
MaturityLate
Intermediate to late
Intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
Frequent
BerriesRare
Frequent
Pollen fertilityModerate
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Deep yellow
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureRough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Medium to high
High
Early harvest yield potentialMedium to high
Tubers per plantMedium
Medium to many
Many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Secondary growthLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistant to very resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
High to very high
Dormancy periodMedium to long
Long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureVery mealy (floury type) to mealy (floury type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
None
TasteGood
Good to excellent
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentMedium
High to very high
Starch contentMedium
High
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 (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium to high
High
Resistance to potato virus MMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium
Medium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus YNHigh
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusHigh to very high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium to high
High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005