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.
Sylvia x Cara
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|Shape of tuber||Oval|
|Colour of skin||Blue parti-coloured|
|Colour of flesh||Medium yellow|
|Depth of eyes||Shallow - medium|
|Smoothness of skin||Smooth|
|Colour of base of lightsprout||Blue|
|Height of plants||Medium - tall|
|Colour of flower||Blue violet|
|Frequency of berries||Many|
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