Somesan

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Somesan
Parentage
[Pedigree History ]
Breeder Asche-Saatzucht
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originROMANIA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthDeep
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityVariable to medium
utilisation characteristics
TasteExcellent
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005