King Edward

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. King Edward
Breeder 7
Breeder Agent GB Seed Industry

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King Edward (leaf)
King Edward (foliage)
administration
Data sourceAR
ARCHE NOAH
DEPT
DEU416
FRA179
GBR165
IRL001
POL IPR BON
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Tuber and in-vitro
In-vitro and cryopreservation
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Untested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsOrganic
Non organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Intermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverPoor to moderate
Moderate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyVery rare
BerriesNo berries
Very rare
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval
Oval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
Very shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
Very smooth
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Tubers per plantMany to very many
Tuber sizeSmall
Medium to large
Large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium to uniform
Uniform
Uniform to very uniform
Secondary growthHigh
Growth crackingLow
Hollow heart tendencyLow
Internal rust spotInfrequent to medium
Resistance to external damageResistant
Dormancy periodMedium
Medium to long
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Mealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningSome
Trace
None
Enzymic browningNone to trace
TasteModerate to good
Good
Crisp suitabilityPoor
Good
French fry suitabilityPoor
Dry matter contentMedium
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersVery low
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Very low to low
Resistance to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea)High to very high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
High to very high
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium to high
High
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Low
Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus MLow
Resistance to potato virus XHigh
Very high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Low
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
Medium to high
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusMedium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 5Very low to low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceLow to medium
Variety information last modified on 28th of February, 2017