Kalev

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Kalev
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originESTONIA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesFrequent
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
TasteModerate
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery low
Resistance to potato virus MMedium
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005