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- Origin & Breeding: bred by Agriculture Canada from (Peconic x USDA135141-6) and selected at the Horticultural Science Department, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph, Ontario, in 1968.
- Garden variety
- Registration in Canada: exempted
- Maturity: early
- Plants: medium-sized, spreading; stems with sparse appressed pubescence; nodes not swollen; wings very wavy.
- Leaves: dull green, sparsely pubescent; veins on lower surface shiny; midribs and petioles light green, sparsely pubescent, with ridges on the upper surface.
Terminal leaflets: ovate, symmetrical to slightly asymmetrical; widest at the base of the plant and narrowest at the top; tip acuminate; base truncate to cordate.
Primary leaflets: medium-sized to large, ovate; tip acuminate; none to eight.
Tertiary leaflets: small, numerous, mostly alternate, occasionally found on petiolules.
- Flowers: white with a shiny yellowish green centre, on finely pubescent light green buds; anthers vivid yellow.
- Tubers: round, slightly flattened; smooth to lightly flaked light buff skin; shallow eyes, same colour as the skin; white flesh.
- Sprouts: dark reddish purple.
Medium yield, very short dormancy period. High total solids.
- Utilization: excellent for boiling, baking, and chipping; good for french frying.
Reaction to Diseases
Resistant: golden nematode.
Good resistance: late blight, tuber net necrosis, viruses causing mild mosaic.
Some resistance: common scab.
Susceptible: leaf roll and rhizoctonia.
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