AR2008-10

Potato

Denomination: 'AR2008-10'
Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum
Applicant/Holder: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton
Potato Research Centre
Floor 3rd, Room 365 - 850 Lincoln St., P.O. Box 20
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 4Z7
Canada
Breeder: Agnes Murphy, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Agent in Canada: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization
6000 C&E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta
T4L 1W1
Canada
Tel: (403) 782-8126
Application Date: 2010-05-03
Application Number: 10-6976
Protective direction granted: 2010-05-03
Grant of Rights Date: 2012-11-01
Certificate Number: 4420
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2030-11-01

Variety Description

Varieties used for comparison: 'Rochdale Gold-Dorée' and 'Yukon Gold'

Summary: The general shape of the lightsprout of 'AR2008-10' is spherical while it is ovoid in 'Rochdale Gold-Dorée'. The lightsprout base of 'AR2008-10' has medium proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration while it is absent or low on 'Yukon Gold'. The lightsprout base of 'AR2008-10' has sparse density of pubescence while it is dense on 'Yukon Gold'. 'AR2008-10' has medium number of root tips of the lightsprout while it is few in 'Yukon Gold'. The plants of 'AR2008-10' are semi-upright while they are upright in 'Yukon Gold'. 'AR2008-10' has absent or very weak intensity and extent of anthocyanin colouration on the corolla while 'Yukon Gold' has weak to medium intensity and medium extent. The flower corolla of 'AR2008-10' has no or low proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration on inner side while 'Yukon Gold' has a medium proportion. The tuber shape of 'AR2008-10' is short oval while it is round in 'Rochdale Gold-Dorée' and oval in 'Yukon Gold'.

Description:

PLANT: stem type foliage structure, semi-upright, medium to late time of maturity

STEM: absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration

LEAVES: medium outline size, intermediate openness, medium to dark green colour, absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper side, absent or very weak to weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper side
SECOND PAIR OF LATERAL LEAFLETS: medium to large size, narrower than long in relation to length
LEAFLETS: medium presence of secondary leaflets, absent or very low frequency of coalescence, medium waviness of margin, shallow depth of veins, medium glossiness of the upper side

INFLORESCENCE: medium frequency, medium size
FLOWER BUD: absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration
COROLLA: medium size, absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on inner side, absent or low proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration on inner side, absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration on inner side
PEDUNCLE: absent or very low extent of anthocyanin colouration

TUBER: short oval shape, shallow to medium depth of eyes, light yellow flesh
TUBER EYES: yellow eye base
TUBER SKIN: yellow

LIGHT SPROUT: medium size, spherical shape, medium number of root tips, medium length of lateral shoots
LIGHT SPROUT BASE: medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration, medium proportion of blue in anthocyanin colouration, sparse pubescence
LIGHT SPROUT TIP: medium size in relation to base, closed habit, weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration, dense pubescence

Origin & Breeding History: 'AR2008-10' (experimental designations F03033 and 13813-02) originated from the cross of 'N0634-07' and 'Rochdale Gold-Dorée' made in 2001 in Fredericton, New-Brunswick. Selection criteria were clonal selection for adaptation, tuber type and fresh market potential.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'AR2008-10' were conducted at the Potato Research Centre, Fredericton, New-Brunswick, in 2010. There were two replicates of 30 plants with a plant spacing of 25cm.

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AR2008-10
Potato: 'AR2008-10' (left) with the reference varieties 'Rochdale Gold-Dorée' (centre) and 'Yukon Gold' (right)

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AR2008-10
Potato: 'AR2008-10' (left) with the reference varieties 'Rochdale Gold-Dorée' (centre) and 'Yukon Gold' (right)