Chellah

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Chellah
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesRare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Resistance to external damageModerate to resistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Frying colourPale to medium
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
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 24th of July, 2005