Marlene

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Marlene
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
FRA179
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originFRANCE
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteModerate to good
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XVery low to low
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005