Pontiac

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Pontiac
Breeder Saatzucht Lange
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
FRA179
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Infected
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
BerriesNo berries
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageSusceptible
utilisation characteristics
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Very low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery low to low
Resistance to potato virus XVery low to low
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005