Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Idole
Breeder Agent
Data sourceFRA179
Plant material maintained asTuber
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
Early to intermediate
Flower frequencyFrequent
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Light yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow
Very shallow to shallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tubers per plantMany to very many
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingHigh to very high
Storage abilityPoor to moderate
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Mealy (floury type)
Mealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
TasteGood to excellent
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Good to very good
French fry suitabilityGood
Dry matter contentMedium
Medium to high
High to very high
Starch contentHigh to very high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow to medium
Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Medium to high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Medium to high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005