Delta Gold

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Delta Gold
Breeder Agent
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED STATES
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourWhite
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureVery smooth to smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tubers per plantVery few to few
Tuber sizeLarge to very large
Tuber shape uniformityUniform to very uniform
Dormancy periodShort
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityGood
Dry matter contentHigh
Starch contentLow
Tuber glycoalkaloidVery low
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Resistance to early blight (Alternaria solani)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Resistance to ring rot (Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. sepedonicus)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005