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Axona

Scottish Seed Stocks  
English Seed Register
Parentage76 PO 12 14 268 x D187
BreederSárvári Research Trust
Breeder's AgentSarvari Research Trust
Plant Breeders Rights (expire)2034

This Sárpo variety has resistance to virus Yo, leafroll, foliage late blight, black dot and silver scurf. There is some resistance to dry rot (F. coeruleum) and blackleg. Axona is susceptible to Dry rot ( Fusarium Sulphureum), potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida Pa2/3,1 Plants have high vigour and suppress weeds efficiently. Tubers show long dormancy in ambient store. Tubers have a pronounced potato taste.
Axona flower
Axona
Axona
 

Tuber characteristics
Smoothness of skin Smooth
Shape of tuber Oval - long
Depth of eyes Medium
Colour of skin Red
Colour of flesh Cream
  
Botanical description
Maturity Maincrop
Height of plants Medium
Frequency of berries Few
Colour of flower Red violet
Colour of base of lightsprout Pink

Resistance to Damage, Pests and DiseasesLow.......High
Black dot ( Colletotrichum coccodes ) 
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7
  
Dry rot ( Fusarium coeruleum ) 
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6
   
Dry rot ( Fusarium sulphureum ) 
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Late blight on foliage ( Phytophthora infestans )  
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7
  
Late blight on tubers ( Phytophthora infestans ) 
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5
    
Powdery scab ( Spongospora subterranea ) 
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5
    
Silver scurf ( Helminthosporium solani ) 
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7
  
Skin spot ( Polyscytalum pustulans ) 
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4
     
Blackleg ( Pectobacterium atrosepticum )  
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6
   
Common scab ( Streptomyces scabiei ) 
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4
     
Potato Cyst Nematode ( Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1 ) 
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2
       
Potato Cyst Nematode ( Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 ) 
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2
       
Potato Leafroll Virus 
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8
 
Potato Virus Yo  
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8
 
Bruising 
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5
    
Splitting 
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4
     

Results of National List and Potato Council Independent Variety Trials