Hermes

Tuber Characteristics

  • Shape of tuber : Oval
  • Colour of skin : Cream
  • Colour of flesh : Light yellow
  • Depth of eyes : Shallow - medium
  • Smoothness of skin : Medium

Botanical Description

  • Colour of base of light sprout : Pink
  • Maturity : Maincrop
  • Height of plants : Tall
  • Colour of flower : Red violet
  • Frequency of berries : Absent
Bruising: Moderately resistant
Splitting: Moderately resistant
Potato Virus YO: Moderately resistant
Potato Leafroll Virus: Moderately resistant
Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1): Highly susceptible
Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis Ro1): Highly resistant
Common scab (Streptomyces scabiei): Moderately resistant
Blackleg (Pectobacterium atrosepticum): Moderately resistant
Powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea): Highly susceptible
Late blight on tubers (Phytophthora infestans): Moderately susceptible
Late blight on foliage (Phytophthora infestans): Highly susceptible