Antina

Potato

Denomination: 'Antina'
Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum
Applicant/Holder: Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH
P.O.Box 13 80
D-21303
Lüneburg
Germany
Breeder: Böhm Nordkartoffel Agrarproduktion OHG, Lüneburg, Germany
Agent in Canada: Global Agri Services Inc.
376 New Maryland Highway
New Maryland, New Brunswick
E3C 1E5
Canada
Tel: 506-462-9493
Application Date: 2008-03-07
Application Number: 08-6211
Protective direction granted: 2008-03-07
Grant of Rights Date: 2013-02-22
Certificate Number: 4483
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2031-02-22

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Yukon Gold'

Summary: The lightsprout of 'Antina' has an ovoid shape with a medium number of root tips while the light sprout of 'Yukon Gold' is spherical in shape with few root tips. 'Antina' has medium pubescence on the tip of the lightsprout while it is sparse in 'Yukon Gold'. The plant foliage structure of 'Antina' is a stem type while it is an intermediate type in 'Yukon Gold'. 'Antina' has a leaf with intermediate openness while it is open in 'Yukon Gold'. The frequency of inflorescences per plant is high for 'Antina' while it is medium in 'Yukon Gold'. 'Antina' has a large inflorescence while it is small to medium sized in 'Yukon Gold'. The extent of anthocyanin colouration on the peduncle in 'Antina' is medium while it is absent or very low in 'Yukon Gold'. 'Antina' has a large corolla while it is medium sized in 'Yukon Gold'. The corolla of 'Antina' has an absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration while it is a high for 'Yukon Gold'. The anthocyanin in the corolla is absent or very weak in intensity for 'Antina' while it is weak to medium for 'Yukon Gold'. 'Antina' matures very late while 'Yukon Gold' matures early to mid-season.

Description:

PLANT: stem type foliage structure, semi-upright growth habit, very late maturity

STEM: medium extent of anthocyanin colouration along the entire length

LEAVES: medium size outline, intermediate openness, medium presence of secondary leaflets, medium green, absent or very low extent and absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on the midrib of the upper side, very low to low frequency of coalescence of terminal and lateral leaflets
SECOND PAIR OF LATERAL LEAFLETS: medium size, narrower than long width in relation to length
LEAFLET: weak waviness of margin, medium to deep veins, medium glossiness on upper side, no pubescence on blade at apical rosette

INFLORESCENCE: high frequency per plant, large, medium extent of anthocyanin colouration on peduncle
FLOWER BUD: low to medium extent of anthocyanin colouration
COROLLA: large, absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration on the inner side, anthocyanin absent or very weak in intensity with absent or low proportion of blue

TUBER: oval, medium to dark yellow flesh
TUBER EYES: shallow depth
TUBER SKIN: light beige, yellow at base of eye, medium anthocyanin colouration in reaction to light

LIGHTSPROUT: medium size, ovoid, medium number of root tips, short lateral shoots
LIGHTSPROUT BASE: medium to strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration, low to medium proportion of blue in the anthocyanin colouration, dense pubescence
LIGHTSPROUT TIP: small to medium size in relation to base, closed habit, weak to medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration, medium pubescence

Origin & Breeding History: The origin of 'Antina' is the result of the cross made in 1996 between 'Pepo' and K335/89/447 at Ebstorf, Germany. Selection criteria included positive agronomic characteristics.

Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted during the 2011 growing season in Drummond, New Brunswick. Plots consisted of 60 plants grown in a single row with a row length of 18.5 meters and a row spacing of 0.9 meters.

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Antina
Potato: 'Antina' (left) with reference variety 'Yukon Gold' (right)