Mesaba

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Mesaba
Breeder 58
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
FRA179
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
In-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Infected
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourRed violet
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005