Vesta

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Vesta
Breeder 82
Breeder Agent
Synonyms Brenta
administration
Data sourceDEU001
DEU416
FRA179
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originBELGIUM
NETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early to early
Very early
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Oval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Very shallow to shallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Internal rust spotInfrequent
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
TasteModerate to good
Dry matter contentHigh
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus MVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005