Jewel

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Jewel
Breeder ZPC
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEPT
GBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
tubering characteristics
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeVery large
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Resistance to internal bruisingLow
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Frying colourPale
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Resistance to potato virus BHigh
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011