Markies

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Markies
Breeder
Breeder Agent Agrico UK Ltd

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Markies (flower)
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
NIVAA
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverGood to dense
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyFrequent
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeLarge to very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Secondary growthLow
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh to very high
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Dry matter contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium
High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
Variety information last modified on 2nd of March, 2011