Viking

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Viking
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesVery rare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
utilisation characteristics
TasteGood
Starch contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005