Harbinger

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Harbinger
Breeder 40
M Shakeshaft
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
GBR165
Plant material maintained asIn-vitro and cryopreservation
No longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyVery rare
Rare to occasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Cream
Tuber shapeRound
Oval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
utilisation characteristics
Starch contentLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 1st of December, 2009