Maxine

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Maxine
Breeder J.Dunnett
Breeder Agent Caithness Potatoes Ltd

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Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber and in-vitro
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsFully tested
Country of originUNITED KINGDOM
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect
Foliage coverModerate to good
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyRare
BerriesNo berries
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourRed
Tuber eye colourRed
Primary tuber flesh colourCream
Tuber shapeOval to round
Tuber eye depthVery shallow to shallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
tubering characteristics
Tuber shape uniformityMedium
Resistance to external damageSusceptible
Resistance to internal bruisingMedium
Dormancy periodMedium
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
After cooking blackeningNone to trace
Dry matter contentLow to medium
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
Resistance to gangrene (Phoma foveata)Low to medium
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Low to medium
Resistance to blackleg (Erwinia spp.)High to very high
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus XMedium to high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Low to medium
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
resistance to pests
Resistance to Globodera rostochiensis race 1Very high
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 1Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 2Low to moderate
Resistance to Globodera pallida race 3Low to moderate
Variety information last modified on 12th of March, 2008