Yukon Gold

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Yukon Gold
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry

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Yukon Gold (leaf)
Yukon Gold (sprout)
Yukon Gold (tuber)
administration
Data sourceCZEHBROD
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originCANADA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly to intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus ALow to medium
Resistance to potato virus XLow to medium
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Very low to low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Very low to low
Variety information last modified on 7th of February, 2017