King David

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. King David
Breeder Dr Avi Nachmias
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originISRAEL
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSpreading
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium to high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 3Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 19th of August, 2008