Turbo

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Turbo
Breeder
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceNEIKER
NIVAA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesRare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
High to very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh to very high
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
French fry suitabilityGood
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
Resistance to potato virus YNHigh
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 2High
Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 3High
Very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005