Swift

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Swift
Breeder J.Dunnett
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd

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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
MaturityVery early
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverPoor
Flower frequencyNo flowers
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Resistance to external damageSusceptible to moderate
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
Dormancy periodShort to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type) to firm (salad type)
After cooking blackeningNone
Dry matter contentVery low to low
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 gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium to high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)High to very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low to moderate
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005