Champion

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Champion
Breeder Nicol
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceARCHE NOAH
DEPT
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusTraditional cultivar/landrace
Advanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate to very late
Late
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Yellow
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthMedium to deep
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeSmall
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Dormancy periodLong to very long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningSome
TasteGood
Starch contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Moderate
Variety information last modified on 20th of February, 2008