Marco Polo

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Marco Polo
Breeder ZPC
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceCPVPA
GBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Untested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourWhite
Flower frequencyRare
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to long
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Tuber skin textureIntermediate
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Frying colourMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)Medium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005