Sputnik

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Sputnik
Breeder 6
IHAR
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceDEU416
POL IPR BON
VRI RUSSIA
Plant material maintained asTuber
In-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Part tested
Country of originPOLAND
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
plant characteristics
MaturityEarly to intermediate
Early
Growth habitSpreading to semi erect
Foliage coverGood
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional
Occasional to frequent
BerriesRare to occasional
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourWhite
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthShallow to medium
Shallow
tubering characteristics
Yield potentialLow
High
Tuber sizeMedium to large
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Secondary growthLow
Resistance to external damageModerate
Dormancy periodShort to medium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningTrace to little
TasteModerate to good
Good
Starch contentLow
Medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubersVery low to low
Low
Medium
Resistance to late blight on foliageLow
High
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)High
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Low
Variety information last modified on 29th of December, 2011