Orion (1955)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Orion (1955)
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageResistant to very resistant
utilisation characteristics
Starch contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Very low
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005