Kennebec

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Kennebec
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry

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Kennebec (foliage)
Kennebec (leaf)
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Data sourceCPVPA
CZEHBROD
DEPT
DEU001
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
HUN052
IRL001
NEIKER
NIVAA
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Tuber + in-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Intermediate
Early to intermediate
Early
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Semi erect
Spreading to semi erect
Foliage coverGood
Good to dense
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyNo flowers
Very rare
Rare
BerriesNo berries
Very rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Cream
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Long to oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
Very shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
High
High to very high
Tubers per plantFew
Medium
Medium to many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Uniform to very uniform
Secondary growthLow
Hollow heart tendencyMedium
Low
Internal rust spotMedium
Infrequent to medium
Infrequent
Resistance to external damageSusceptible
Moderate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
High
Dormancy periodMedium
Medium to long
Storage abilityPoor to moderate
Good
AdaptabilityWide to very wide
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Mealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
TastePoor to moderate
Moderate to good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Good
French fry suitabilityPoor
Moderate
Good
Dry matter contentMedium to high
High
Starch contentLow
Low to medium
Medium
Medium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
High
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
High
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)High
Resistance to early blight (Alternaria solani)Very low
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)Medium
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low
Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high
Very high
Resistance to potato virus MLow
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Medium
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
High to very high
Resistance to potato virus YNVery high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Low to medium
Medium
High
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusLow
Medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh to very high
Very high
Variety information last modified on 5th of October, 2010