Russette

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Russette
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
Pollen fertilityModerate
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityVery uniform
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
TasteExcellent
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to early blight (Alternaria solani)High
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
Resistance to ring rot (Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. sepedonicus)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus SLow
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)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