Meerlander

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Meerlander
Breeder 28
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
In-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Foliage coverGood to dense
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyVery rare
BerriesVery rare
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantMedium to many
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Secondary growthLow
Internal rust spotVery infrequent to infrequent
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteGood
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Resistance to potato virus MMedium
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005