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15 new potato varieties from AAFC

 

Using a combination of traditional crop breeding techniques, as well as new and emerging technologies, here are Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's 2017 releases to the marketplace.

The accelerated Release 2017 (AR2017) available selections include entries for french fries, chips and the fresh market.  Click on each selection number for description, picture and tables of performance and quality data.

French Fry Selection

Potato Selection AR2017-01 (CV08104-5) (A98345-1 x CO98067-7RU) French fry. Oblong to long selection with buff skin and white flesh; good French fry, cold (7 C) storage potential; extremely resistant to PVY

Potato Selection AR2017-02 (F12004) (Blazer Russet x Glacier Fryer) French fry. Long selection with buff skin and white flesh; good French fry, cold (7 C) storage potential; moderate resistance to scab

Potato Selection AR2017-03 (F12011) (F99028 x ND699-13) French fry. Oblong selection with light russet skin and white flesh; good French fry, cold (7 C) storage potential; resistant to scab

Potato Selection AR2017-04 (F12064) (Red Island x Goldrus) Fresh Market, French Fry. Oval to oblong selection with red skin, light yellow flesh; high yield potential; good dual purpose quality scores (Fresh market/ French fry-wedges); resistant to PVY

Chip Selections

Potato Selection AR2017-05 (F12043) (F00016 x King Harry) Fresh Market, Chip. Round selection with white skin and cream flesh; good boil, bake and chip scores; resistant to PVY, extremely resistant to PVX, moderate resistance to scab

Fresh Market Selections

Potato Selection AR2017-06 (F12008) (Defender x F87070) Fresh Market. Long selection with russet skin and white flesh; high yield potential; good boil and bake scores; resistant to late blight, resistant to PVY, carries a marker associated with resistance to golden nematode

Potato Selection AR2017-07 (F12022) (Innovator x F99047) Fresh Market. Oblong selection with russet skin and light yellow flesh; high yield potential; good boil and bake scores; resistant to scab, indication of moderate resistance to late blight

Potato Selection AR2017-08 (F12024) (A11197-02 x Redsen) Fresh Market. Round selection with smooth red skin and white flesh; high tuber set; fair boil and bake scores; extremely resistant to PVX, indication of resistance to late blight, moderate resistance to scab

Potato Selection AR2017-09 (F12031) (AT12897-17 x Redsen) Fresh Market. Oval selection with dark red skin, white flesh, good boil and bake scores; resistant to PVY, extremely resistant to PVX

Potato Selection AR2017-10 (F12035) (A11197-02 x Rochdale Gold- Dorée) Fresh Market. Round selection with light yellow skin, white flesh; good boil and bake scores; resistant to PVY, moderate resistance to scab

Potato Selection AR2017-11 (F12041) (Chieftain x Rochdale Gold- Dorée) Fresh Market. Round to oval selection with red skin, light yellow flesh; high yield potential; good boil and bake scores; extremely resistant to PVX, moderate resistance to scab

Potato Selection AR2017-12 (F12044) (F00016 x Redsen) Fresh Market. Round selection with smooth red skin and white flesh; very high yield potential; good boil and bake scores; indication of moderate resistance to late blight

Potato Selection AR2017-13 (F12049) (King Harry x Redsen) Fresh Market. Round selection with smooth red skin and white flesh; good boil and fair bake scores; resistant to scab and to PVX

Potato Selection AR2017-14 (F12060) (V0498-9 x V07025-3) Fresh Market. Round to oval selection with smooth red skin and white flesh; good boil and bake scores; extremely resistant to PVX, carries a marker associated with resistance to golden nematode, moderately resistant to defoliation by Colorado potato beetle

Potato Selection AR2017-15 (F12061) V0498-9 x V07025-3) Fresh Market. Round to oval selection with smooth red skin and white flesh; high yield potential, high tuber set; good boil and bake scores; resistant to PVX, carries a marker associated with resistance to golden nematode, indication of moderate resistance to late blight, moderately resistant to defoliation by Colorado potato beetle

 


March 9, 2017
By AAFC

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