This variety has not undergone Independent Variety Trials testing procedures
Athlete is a second early variety ideally suited to the fresh and punnet market. It is suitable for organic production, requiring low inputs. Tests for potato cyst nematode demostrated resistance to Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 but susceptibility to Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1. Athlete has resistance to blackleg, foliage late blight and tuber late blight, but is susceptible to common scab.
AR 99-263-5 x Miriam
Breeder Rights (expiry)
|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Yellow|
|Colour of flesh||Light yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow|
|Colour of flower||Violet|
Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.
These scores derive from the variety breeder, not from Independent Variety Trials testing
Variety information last modified on 18th of August, 2015