Marion

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Marion
Breeder Wolf Lange
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
FRA179
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originGERMANY
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Foliage coverGood
Flower frequencyNo flowers
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureVery smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Medium to high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Secondary growthLow
Growth crackingLow
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to external damageResistant
Dormancy periodMedium
Storage abilityModerate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Enzymic browningLittle
TasteGood
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
High
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Susceptibility to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High to very high
Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
environmental stress factors
Frost resistanceMedium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005