Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Parel
Breeder 58
Breeder Agent
Data sourceDEU416
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsPart tested
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly to intermediate
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyVery rare
BerriesNo berries
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Primary tuber flesh colourLight yellow
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthMedium
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialMedium to high
Tubers per plantMany
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Secondary growthLow to medium
Internal rust spotInfrequent
Resistance to external damageResistant
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium to high
Dormancy periodShort to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureMealy (floury type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
Starch contentMedium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersHigh
High to very high
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Field immunity to wart racesRace 1
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)Medium to high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AMedium
Resistance to potato virus MMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus XMedium
Resistance to potato virus YNMedium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusHigh
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
environmental stress factors
Drought resistanceLow to medium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005