Meliora

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Meliora
Breeder 27b
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
FRA179
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Cryopreservation
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesOccasional
Light sprout colourPink
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 to very high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Secondary growthLow to medium
Growth crackingLow
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotMedium
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
Dormancy periodShort to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteModerate
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005