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Marfona

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HIGHER TAXON: Solanaceae
GENUS:Solanum L.
Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Marfona
Pedigree: Primura x (Craigs Bounty x Profijt)=Konst 51 123 [19,20]
Primura x (Craigs Bounty x Profijt)=Konst 51 123 (dms,phu) [9,13]
Breeder: 28 [9]
J.P.G.Konst, Spierringweg, Zwaanshoek, NLD [13,19]
Breeder's rights: Yes [13]
Synonyms:
National list: 1975 [9,20]

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ADMINISTRATION
Country of originNETHERLANDS [9, 13, 20]
Data sourceDEPT [7] DEU416 [9] FRA179 [11] GBR165 [13] IRL001 [16] NIVAA [19] POL IPR BON [20] VRI RUSSIA [23]
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested [13, 16] Part tested [9, 11, 20] Untested [7]
Plant material maintained asTuber [23, 35] In-vitro [20] Tuber and in-vitro [11, 13] In-vitro and cryopreservation [9]
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar [7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23]
Test conditionsNon organic [13]
PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
BerriesNo berries [13, 19] Rare [9]
Flower colourWhite [9, 13, 19]
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent [13, 19] Frequent [9]
Foliage coverModerate [13] Good to dense [9, 19]
Growth habitSemi erect to erect [19] Semi erect [13] Spreading [9]
Light sprout colourPink [9, 13, 19]
MaturityIntermediate [9] Early to intermediate [19] Early [13]
TUBER CHARACTERISTICS
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow [9, 13, 19]
Tuber eye colourYellow [13, 19]
Tuber eye depthMedium [9] Shallow to medium [19] Shallow [13]
Tuber shapeOval to round [9, 19] Oval [13]
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow [9, 13, 19]
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough [9] Smooth to intermediate [13, 19]
TUBERING CHARACTERISTICS
Dormancy periodMedium to long [9] Long [13, 19]
Early harvest yield potentialVery high [19]
Hollow heart tendencyLow [9]
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium [9]
Resistance to external damageResistant [9] Resistant to very resistant [13, 19]
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh [9] Very high [13, 19]
Secondary growthLow [9, 19]
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform [19] Uniform [9] Uniform to very uniform [13]
Tuber sizeLarge to very large [9] Very large [13, 19]
Tubers per plantMedium to many [9, 13, 19]
Yield potentialMedium [23] Very high [9, 19]
UTILISATION CHARACTERISTICS
After cooking blackeningTrace [13, 19] None to trace [9]
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type) [9, 13, 19]
Crisp suitabilityPoor [13, 19]
Dry matter contentLow to medium [13, 19] High [23]
French fry suitabilityPoor [13, 19]
Starch contentLow to medium [9] Medium [23]
TasteModerate to good [9, 13, 19]
RESISTANCE TO FUNGAL DISEASES
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1 [9, 19]
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium [9, 13]
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow [9] Medium [23]
Resistance to late blight on foliage(Artificial inoculum in the field)Very low to low [13] Low to medium [19]
Resistance to late blight on foliage(Laboratory test)High to very high [13]
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh [9, 23]
Resistance to late blight on tubers(Artificial inoculum in the field)Very high [19]
Resistance to late blight on tubers(Laboratory test)High to very high [13]
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune [9, 13, 19]
RESISTANCE TO BACTERIAL DISEASES
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium [9] Medium [13, 19]
RESISTANCE TO VIRUS DISEASES
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium [9, 13, 19]
Resistance to potato virus AHigh to very high [9, 13, 19]
Resistance to potato virus XLow [13] Medium to high [9] High [19]
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium [13] High [9] High to very high [19]
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusHigh [13]
RESISTANCE TO PESTS
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low [13]
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low [9, 13, 19]
ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS FACTORS
Drought resistanceHigh to very high [9, 13, 19]
Frost resistanceLow [23]


Source:
[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
[19] Nederlands Potato Consultative Foundation (NIVAP), NETHERLANDS 2005
[20] Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute, POLAND 2005
[23] N.I. Vavilov All-Russian Scientific Research, RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2005
[13] SASA, UNITED KINGDOM 2008
[35] Teagasc Crops Research Centre, IRELAND 2007















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