Kerrs Pink

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Kerrs Pink
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCPVPA
DEPT
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Infected
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityVery late
Late to very late
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverPoor
Moderate to good
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
Frequent to very frequent
BerriesNo berries
Very rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Light yellow
Tuber shapeRound
Tuber eye depthDeep
Medium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tubers per plantMedium
Many
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Large
Tuber shape uniformityVariable to medium
Medium
Secondary growthHigh
Internal rust spotMedium
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningLittle
None to trace
Enzymic browningTrace
TasteGood
Crisp suitabilityGood
French fry suitabilityGood
Dry matter contentHigh
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersLow
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Artificial inoculum in the field)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
Race 2
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium
Resistance to bacterial soft rot (Erwinia spp.)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus XLow
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low
Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
Medium
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusLow
Medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceMedium
Variety information last modified on 2nd of March, 2011