AC Saguenor

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General

  • Origin & Breeding: bred at the Agriculture Canada Research Center from the cross (Hudson x F73008) in La Pocatière, Quebec (Canada) in 1986.
  • Year registered in Canada: 1998
  • Registration number: 4779
  • Maturity: early mid-season

Botanical Features

  • Plants: medium height, erect; thin stems moderately pigmented; wings weakly prominent, straight single; nodes moderately swollen, weakly pigmented.
  • Leaves: yellowish green, semi-open, pubescent; midribs and petioles weakly pigmented.
    Terminal leaflets: medium ovate; tip cuspidate; base cordate and slightly asymmetrical; weakly wavy margins.
    Primary leaflets: three pairs, large; medium ovate; tip cuspidate; base cordate and asymmetrical.
  • Flowers: medium-sized, very pale lavender corolla, moderately prominent star; yellow-orange anther; flower buds weakly pigmented; peduncle weakly pigmented.
  • Tubers: oval to oblong; smooth white skin; shallow eyes, few to intermediate in number, uniformly distributed; slightly prominent eyebrows; light yellow flesh.
  • Sprouts: ovoid; base reddish purple, moderately pigmented, not pubescent; apex very weakly pigmented, moderately pubescent.

Agricultural Features

This variety gives very good yields early in the season and excellent mid-season yields; well adapted to Quebec climatic conditions; good storability; medium dormancy period; medium specific gravity.

  • Utilization: good for boiling and baking.
  • Chief Market: fresh market.

Reaction to Diseases

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