Sperrin

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Sperrin
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Frying colourPale
Dry matter contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high
Resistance to potato virus BMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Moderate to high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011