Fontane

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Fontane
Breeder
Breeder Agent Agrico UK Ltd

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Fontane (flower)
Fontane (flower)
administration
Data sourceNIVAA
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesOccasional
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace
Dry matter contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005