Centennial Russet

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Centennial Russet
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate
Growth habitErect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyFrequent
BerriesRare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeLong to oval
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureIntermediate to rough
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh
Tuber sizeLarge
Tuber shape uniformityUniform
Dormancy periodLong
utilisation characteristics
TasteGood
Starch contentMedium
Tuber glycoalkaloidHigh
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005