Saco

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Saco
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEPT
DEU001
DEU416
GBR165
IRL001
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Cryopreservation
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Oval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthMedium
Shallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialVery high
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageSusceptible
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFirm (salad type)
Enzymic browningNone
TasteExcellent
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersVery low
Resistance to late blight on foliageVery high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow
Very high
Resistance to potato virus MLow
Resistance to potato virus SHigh
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusVery low
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005