Minerva

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Minerva
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
NEIKER
NIVAA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early to early
Very early
Growth habitErect
Semi erect
Spreading to semi erect
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Moderate
Good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyNo flowers
Rare
Rare to occasional
BerriesNo berries
Very rare
Rare
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Light yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthMedium to deep
Medium
Shallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
Smooth
Very smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
High
Early harvest yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantFew to medium
Medium to many
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Large to very large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Uniform to very uniform
Secondary growthLow
Growth crackingLow to medium
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotMedium to frequent
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
Dormancy periodMedium
Medium to long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Fairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
None to trace
Enzymic browningLittle
TasteModerate
Moderate to good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Very good
French fry suitabilityPoor
Good to very good
Frying colourPale to medium
Dry matter contentMedium
Medium to high
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow to medium
Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageVery low to low
Low
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Very low
High
Resistance to bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very high
Resistance to potato virus YNHigh
Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Medium to high
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Very high
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium to high
High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005