Tellus

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Tellus
Breeder 85
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesVery rare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Hollow heart tendencyMedium to high
Internal rust spotMedium to frequent
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
TasteModerate to good
Crisp suitabilityGood
Starch contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005