Magna (1974)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Magna (1974)
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Frying colourPale to medium
Dry matter contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh to very high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Moderate to high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Moderate to high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005