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Kerrs Pink

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HIGHER TAXON: Solanaceae
GENUS:Solanum L.
Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Kerrs Pink
Pedigree: Fortyfold x Smiths Early [5,9,13,20]
Breeder: J.Henry, Banff, Scotland [5,13]
Saatzuchtwirtschaft Firlbeck KG [9]
Breeder's rights: No [13]
Synonyms:
National list: 1907 [20]
1917 [9]
1966 [13]




ADMINISTRATION
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM [5, 9, 13, 20]
Data sourceCPVPA [5] DEPT [7] DEU416 [9] FRA179 [11] GBR165 [13] IRL001 [16] POL IPR BON [20]
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested [7, 13, 16] Part tested [20] Infected [11] Untested [5, 9]
Plant material maintained asTuber [5, 9, 35] In-vitro [11] Tuber and in-vitro [13, 20]
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar [5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 20]
Test conditionsNon organic [13]
PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
BerriesNo berries [13] Very rare [9]
Flower colourWhite [9, 13]
Flower frequencyRare [9] Frequent to very frequent [13]
Foliage coverPoor [13] Moderate to good [9]
Growth habitSemi erect to erect [13]
Light sprout colourPink [13]
MaturityVery late [13] Late to very late [9]
TUBER CHARACTERISTICS
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite [9] Light yellow [13]
Tuber eye colourRed [13]
Tuber eye depthDeep [13] Medium [9]
Tuber shapeRound [9, 13]
Tuber skin colourRed [9, 13]
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate [13]
TUBERING CHARACTERISTICS
Dormancy periodMedium [9, 13]
Internal rust spotMedium [9]
Secondary growthHigh [9]
Tuber shape uniformity to medium [13] Medium [9]
Tuber sizeMedium to large [9] Large [13]
Tubers per plantMedium [9] Many [13]
Yield potentialMedium to high [9]
UTILISATION CHARACTERISTICS
After cooking blackeningLittle [9] None to trace [13]
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type) [9]
Crisp suitabilityGood [9, 13]
Dry matter contentHigh [13]
Enzymic browningTrace [9]
French fry suitabilityGood [9, 13]
Starch contentMedium [9]
TasteGood [9]
RESISTANCE TO FUNGAL DISEASES
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1 [9] Race 2 [13]
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium [9, 13]
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium [9, 13]
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium [9]
Resistance to late blight on foliage(Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium [13]
Resistance to late blight on foliage(Laboratory test)Low [13]
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow [9]
Resistance to late blight on tubers(Laboratory test)Low [13]
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune [9, 13]
RESISTANCE TO BACTERIAL DISEASES
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)Medium to high [9]
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium [9, 13]
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low [9, 13]
RESISTANCE TO VIRUS DISEASES
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow [13] Medium [9]
Resistance to potato virus AVery high [9, 13]
Resistance to potato virus XLow [9, 13]
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low [13] Medium [9]
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusLow [13] Medium [9]
RESISTANCE TO PESTS
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low [9]
ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS FACTORS
Drought resistanceMedium [9]


Source:
[5] Centro Interprovinciale di Sperimentazione Ag, ITALY 2005
[7] Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry, IRELAND 2005
[9] Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), GERMANY 2005
[11] INRA, FRANCE 2005
[20] Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute, POLAND 2005
[13] SASA, UNITED KINGDOM 2011
[35] Teagasc Crops Research Centre, IRELAND 2007















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