Saga

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Saga
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originNORWAY
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Early to intermediate
Flower colourRed violet
BerriesNo berries
tuber characteristics
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeRound
Oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Tuber sizeMedium to large
utilisation characteristics
TasteExcellent
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentMedium
Medium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XVery low
Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
environmental stress factors
Frost resistanceLow
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005