Tarago

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Tarago
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originAUSTRALIA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate to very late
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyFrequent
BerriesRare
Pollen fertilityModerate
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tubers per plantMedium
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform to very uniform
Resistance to external damageResistant to very resistant
Dormancy periodLong to very long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type)
TasteGood to excellent
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityGood
Frying colourPale
Dry matter contentMedium
High to very high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High to very high
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceHigh to very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005