Tuskar

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Tuskar
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
DEPT
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originIRELAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early to early
Growth habitSemi erect
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyVery rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Dormancy periodMedium to long
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)High
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium to high
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
Resistance to potato virus BMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XLow to medium
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011