Mecta

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Mecta
Breeder 47
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originRUSSIAN FEDERATION
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourLight blue
BerriesVery rare
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteGood
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus MMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005