Rocket

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Rocket
Breeder Agent Cygnet PB Ltd

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Rocket (leaf)
Rocket (foliage)
administration
Data sourceDEPT
GBR165
IRL001
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery early
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourBlue violet
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber sizeLarge to very large
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Frying colourMedium
Dry matter contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Low
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Resistance to potato virus BMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 3Moderate
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011