Keswick

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Keswick
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
GBR165
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Infected
Country of originCANADA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Early
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesVery rare
Pollen fertilitySterile
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
High to very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
utilisation characteristics
TasteExcellent
Dry matter contentMedium to high
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow
Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005