Gular Vestfirskar

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Gular Vestfirskar
[Pedigree History ]
Breeder Agent
Data sourceSWE002
Plant material maintained asTuber and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originICELAND
Sample statusTraditional cultivar/landrace
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
Growth habitSpreading
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourLight blue
Flower frequencyOccasional
BerriesNo berries
Stolon lengthVery short to short
Light sprout colourBlue
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthMedium to deep
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureVery mealy (floury type) to mealy (floury type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentHigh
Tuber glycoalkaloidLow
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersVery low
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium to high
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Low
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Resistance to potato mop top virusHigh to very high
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusMedium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005