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Denomination: 'Rebond'
Previously Proposed Denomination: 'QP92109.02'
Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum
Applicant/Holder: Centre de recherche Les Buissons inc.
358, rue Principale
Pointe-aux-Outardes, Quebec
G0H 1M0
Breeder: Pierre Turcotte, Centre de recherche Les Buissons inc., Pointe-aux-Outardes, Quebec
Application Date: 2006-04-24
Application Number: 06-5442
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-01-05
Certificate Number: 3701
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2028-01-05

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Superior'

Summary: The plants of 'Rebond' are shorter than 'Superior'. 'Rebond' has a thin main stem whereas it is medium thickness in 'Superior'. The leaf silhouette of 'Rebond' is open whereas it is intermediate in the reference variety. The intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the flower bud, the peduncle, and on the inner surface of the corolla are weaker in 'Rebond' than in 'Superior'. 'Rebond' has a spherical light sprout shape with a medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the tip whereas it is ovoid with a weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the tip in the reference variety.


PLANT: semi-upright growth habit, intermediate type foliage structure, mid-season maturity

STEM: very weak anthocyanin colouration, thin thickness of main stem, medium swelling at nodes

LEAVES: medium green, open silhouette, no anthocyanin colouration in rachis, very weak anthocyanin colouration
in the petiole, weak presence of secondary leaflets
TERMINAL LEAFLET: narrowly ovate, acuminate tip, cordate base
LATERAL LEAFLET: medium size, narrowly ovate, acuminate tip, cordate base

INFLORESCENCE: medium flowering profusion, medium size
COROLLA: white, no anthocyanin colouration on inner surface, medium size, prominent star, no anthocyanin in

TUBER: round, cream flesh with no secondary colour
TUBER EYES: shallow, predominantly apical distributed, not prominent to slight prominence of eyebrows
TUBER SKIN: light beige, white at base of eye, medium anthocyanin colouration in reaction to light, rough texture

LIGHT SPROUT: medium size, spherical shape, medium number of root tips, short length lateral shoots
BASE: medium anthocyanin colouration, no blue in anthocyanin colouration, weak pubescence
TIP: smaller than base in size, intermediate habit, medium anthocyanin colouration, weak pubescence

QUALITY: mealy boiling texture, medium boiling sloughing, very low to low discolouration after cooking

Origin & Breeding History: 'Rebond' is the result of the cross between 'QP86013.02' (female parent) and 'W231' (male parent) that was made in 1992 at the Centre de la recherche Les Buissons, Pointe-aux-Outardes, Québec. The variety is characterized by its yield and quality characteristics in the mid-season (120 days) trials.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Rebond' were conducted during the summer of 2008 at Pointe-aux-Outardes, Québec. There were two replicates of 200 tubers spaced 25 cm apart.

Comparison table for 'Rebond' with reference variety 'Superior'

Plant height (cm)

  'Rebond' 'Superior'
mean 64 70
standard deviation 2.3 4.4

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Potato: 'Rebond' (right) with reference variety 'Superior' (left)

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