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- Origin & Breeding: bred by Robert L. Plaisted, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from the cross (Monona x Allegany) made in 1982 and released in 1991.
- Registration in Canada: deregistered
- Maturity: mid-season to late.
- Plants: medium to tall, semi-erect; stems not pigmented; prominent waved single wings; nodes slightly swollen.
- Leaves: medium green, semi-closed; midribs and petioles not pigmented.
Terminal leaflets: broadly ovate; tip acuminate; base obtuse.
Primary leaflets: three pairs; ovate; tip acuminate; base obtuse.
- Flowers: very low frequency; small white corolla; light green calyx; orange anther; flower buds and peduncles not pigmented.
- Tubers: oval to oblong; smooth buff skin; shallow eyes except on apical end where they are moderately deep; white flesh.
- Sprouts: spherical; red-violet; base moderately pubescent, moderately pigmented; tip weakly pubescent, weakly pigmented, closed habit.
High yielding and early sizing variety; tubers are well shaped and have an attractive appearance, a good resistance to internal necrosis and a moderate resistance to hollow heart. Medium to long dormancy period; fair storage capability; medium specific gravity.
- Utilization: good chipping and boiling qualities; no sloughing after boiling and none to trace darkening after cooking.
- Chief Markets: fresh market and chips.
Reaction to Diseases
Resistant: golden nematode (Globodera rostochiensis Ro1).
Moderately resistant: common scab, verticillium wilt, early blight.
References: 1, 8.
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