Lady Balfour

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Lady Balfour
Breeder Agent Greenvale AP

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Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery late
Growth habitSpreading
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningNone
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 3Moderate
Variety information last modified on 2nd of March, 2011