Tubers have some resistance to splitting.  Trials have found good resistance to potato virus Yo.  This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and potato leafroll virus.  Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1, blackleg, black dot and late blight on tubers.

Parentage Sylvia x Cara
Breeder Germicopa SAS
Breeder Agent Germicopa UK
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2037

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Characters

Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinBlue parti-coloured
Colour of fleshMedium yellow
Depth of eyesShallow - medium
Smoothness of skinSmooth
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutBlue
MaturityMaincrop
Height of plantsMedium - tall
Colour of flowerBlue violet
Frequency of berriesMany

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 15th of July, 2010