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- Origin & Breeding: bred by Agriculture Canada from (Bake King x Norgold Russet) and selected at the Fredericton Research Station, New Brunswick, in 1968.
- Registration in Canada: deregistered
- Maturity: late.
- Plants: medium-sized, erect; nodes not swollen; wings narrow, slightly waved.
- Leaves: close, yellowish green.
Terminal leaflets: ovate to obovate.
Primary leaflets: ovate to obovate, four to six pairs.
Secondary leaflets: six to ten pairs.
Tertiary leaflets: usually a few.
- Flowers: creamy white, on long peduncles, blossom over an extended period; calyxes yellowish green.
- Tubers: oblong, slightly flattened lengthwise; lightly netted creamy buff skin; few, very shallow eyes; creamy white flesh.
- Sprouts: yellow-green, almost devoid of hairs.
High yielding, attractive appearance, skin sets after topkilling, susceptible to skinning at harvest, very short dormancy period, grades well with few culls, suitable for the count-box trade. High total solids.
- Utilization: good to excellent for boiling and baking, unacceptable for chipping.
- Chief Market: count carton trade as a baker.
Reaction to Diseases
Moderately resistant: fusarium dry rot (Fusarium coeruleum and F. sambucinum), phoma rot.
Susceptible: common scab, late blight, leaf roll, verticillium wilt, PVS, PVX, PVY.
References: 1, 6.
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