Rubicon

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Rubicon
Breeder DANI
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate to very late
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesFrequent
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourDeep yellow
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Frying colourPale to medium
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005