Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Marius
Breeder 2
Breeder Agent
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originNORWAY
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate to late
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyRare to occasional
BerriesNo berries
Pollen fertilitySterile
Stolon lengthVery short to short
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourPart red
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
Tuber skin textureSmooth to intermediate
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium
Tuber sizeSmall
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Medium to uniform
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type) to fairly firm (multi-purpose type)
TasteVery poor to poor
Crisp suitabilityModerate
Dry matter contentVery high
Starch contentHigh
Tuber glycoalkaloidLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
Very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageMedium to high
Very high
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
Susceptibility to wart racesRace 1
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Medium
Resistance to dry rot (Fusarium spp.)High to very high
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XVery low to low
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very low to low
Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusVery high
Resistance to potato mop top virusLow
Resistance to tobacco rattle virusLow
Variety information last modified on 1st of July, 2015