Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Maritiema
Breeder E.A.Buerhave
Breeder Agent Mercian Ltd


Data sourceAR
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
Early to intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Semi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Light yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantMany to very many
Tuber sizeLarge
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
French fry suitabilityGood
Dry matter contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow to medium
Resistance to potato virus XVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusHigh
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 5High to very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Moderate
Variety information last modified on 8th of March, 2016