Somerset

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Somerset
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
GBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyFrequent
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureVery smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Tubers per plantVery few
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Hollow heart tendencyHigh
utilisation characteristics
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityVery good
Tuber glycoalkaloidLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to early blight (Alternaria solani)High
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 13th of September, 2017