Caxton

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Caxton
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asNo longer maintained
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsInfected
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Resistance to external damageModerate
Resistance to internal bruisingLow to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace
Crisp suitabilityPoor
French fry suitabilityPoor
Frying colourPale to medium
Dry matter contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low to medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AHigh
Resistance to potato virus BLow
Resistance to potato virus CMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Moderate to high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Moderate to high
Variety information last modified on 23rd of February, 2011