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- Origin & Breeding: bred from the cross (Acadia Russet x B6503-2) made by T. Richard Tarn at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Potato Research Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick, in 1990.
- Year registered in Canada: 2009
- Registration number: 6632
- Maturity: mid-season
- Plants: medium, semi-erect, compact; stems not pigmented; nodes not swollen.
- Leaves: medium green, semi-open; midribs and petioles not pigmented.
Terminal leaflets: broadly ovate; tip acuminate; base cordate and symmetrical.
Primary leaflets: medium ovate; tip acuminate; base cordate, some slightly asymmetrical and some symmetrical; first pair overlapping terminal leaflet.
- Flowers: medium profusion; white corolla with moderately prominent star; orange yellow anthers; flower buds not pigmented, short sepals; peduncles not pigmented.
- Tubers: oblong to long; netted buff skin; shallow eyes, evenly distributed; slightly prominent eyebrows; white flesh.
- Sprouts: spherical; red-violet; base not pubescent, moderately pigmented; tip weakly pubescent, not pigmented (green), semi-open habit.
Medium yielding variety. Medium specific gravity.
- Utilization: low boiling sloughing and low after cooking discolouration; good for boiling and baking.
- Chief Market: fresh market.
Reaction to Diseases
NOTE: the following results are not issued from multiple replicated tests; they are provided as indications only.
Highly resistant: Fusarium dry rot.
Moderately resistant: verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae).
Moderately susceptible: common scab.
Susceptible: PVX, PVY, late blight, verticillium wilt (Verticillium albo atrum).
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