Orion (1992)

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Orion (1992)
Breeder Agent
Data sourceFRA179
Plant material maintained asTuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originFRANCE
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityLate to very late
Very early
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialHigh to very high
Tuber sizeLarge
Storage abilityModerate to good
utilisation characteristics
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Crisp suitabilityModerate to good
French fry suitabilityGood to very good
Dry matter contentHigh to very high
Starch contentMedium to high
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersMedium
Resistance to late blight on foliageHigh
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Susceptible
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato virus YNMedium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusMedium
Medium to high
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 4Very high
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005