Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Activa
[Pedigree History ]
Breeder 76
Breeder Agent
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialLow to medium
Tubers per plantMedium to many
Tuber sizeMedium
Tuber shape uniformityVariable
Secondary growthLow
Growth crackingLow
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotMedium to frequent
Resistance to external damageModerate
Dormancy periodLong to very long
utilisation characteristics
Enzymic browningTrace to little
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityGood
Starch contentHigh
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to stem canker (Rhizoctonia solani)High
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 2High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 3High
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 4High
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Moderate
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005