Superior

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Superior
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEU001
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
HUN052
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly to intermediate
Early
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Good
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesNo berries
Occasional
Pollen fertilitySterile
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 textureIntermediate
Very smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
High
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Dormancy periodShort
Storage abilityModerate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Fairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityGood
Dry matter contentMedium to high
Starch contentLow
Medium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageVery low to low
Medium
Medium to high
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)High to very high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005