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Excalibur pdf

Origin

Excalibur

Botanical Features

Breeder

 

Parentage

 

National List Trials

 

Plant Breeders Rights

Cygnet PB

 

Saxon x Valor

 

2006 and 2007

 

2008

Maturity

 

End Use

 

Haulm

 

Flowers

 

Tubers

Maincrop

 

Table

 

Short - medium

 

White

 

Oval, white skin, cream flesh

Virus Y                                      

 

Skin Spot                                  

 

Black Dot                                  

 

Dry Rot (F. coeruleum)            

 

Dry Rot (F. sulphureum)          

 

Silver Scurf                              

 

Bruising                                    

 

Splitting                                    

Foliage blight                  

 

Tuber blight                    

 

Blackleg                          

 

Common scab                

 

Powdery scab                

 

G.Pallida Pa 2/3,1          

 

G.Rostochiensis Ro1    

 

Leafroll                            

5

 

7

 

9

 

5

 

7

 

3

 

9

 

5

4

 

3

 

6

 

6

 

5

 

6

 

6

 

6

Resistance to damage, pests and diseases

Consumer Quality

Agronomic Features

Excalibur produces large yields of 45 x 65 mm tubers with good dry matter. Its culinary properties score highly in fresh market taste tests.Excalibur’s broad spectrum disease resistances make it ideal for organic production.

Excalibur has excellent broad spectrum disease performance,

with excellent resistance to tuber blight, powdery scab and

blackleg and moderate resistance to black dot, silver scurf and

dry rot. Excalibur copes well with environmental stresses with

good resistance to growth cracks and bruising.