Sárvári Research Trust

Siambra Gwynion Llandygai
Bangor
LL57 4BG
United Kingdom

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Varieties Bred

Name Image Marketing Qualities
Axona  This Sárpo variety has resistance to virus Yo, leafroll, foliage late blight, black dot and silver scurf. There is some resistance to dry rot (F. coeruleum) and blackleg. Axona is susceptible to Dry rot ( Fusarium Sulphureum), potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 Plants have high vigour and suppress weeds efficiently. Tubers show long dormancy in ambient store. Tubers have a pronounced potato taste.
Blue Danube  Tubers have some resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to blackleg, skin spot, potato virus Yo , dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum) and potato leafroll virus.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot caused by Fusarium sulphureum.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Susceptible to silver scurf and common scab.
Kifli  Tubers have good resistance to bruising and splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to silver scurf, blackleg, potato virus Yo, and black dot .This variety has low resistance to potato leafroll virus and dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum).  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Sarpo Gwyn  Tubers have good resistance to splitting, silver scurf and skin spot.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and blackleg.  The variety has some level of resistance to foliage late blight, powdery scab, black dot, common scab, virus Yo and bruising. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Sarpo Shona  Trials have found good resistance to black dot, powdery scab and potato virus Yo.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum).  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.
Sarpo Una  Trials have found good resistance to powdery scab, potato virus Yo and skin spot. Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1 and splitting.

Varieties Managed

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