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- Origin & Breeding: bred from the cross (Saginaw Gold x TATA 9192-15) and released by the Les Buissons Research Center, Quebec Ministery of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, in Pointe-aux-Outardes, Quebec. Released in 2002.
- Year registered in Canada: 2002
- Registration number: 6240
- Maturity: late
- Plants: medium; semi-erect; rather large stems, slightly pigmented; prominent single straight wings; moderately swollen nodes, not pigmented.
- Leaves: dark green; open.
Terminal leaflets: broadly ovate; tip acuminate; base cordate and symmetrical; leaf margin moderately waved.
Primary leaflets: four pairs; large; medium ovate; acuminate tip; base cordate and rather symmetrical.
- Flowers: few; small white corolla; flower buds strongly pigmented; bright yellow anthers.
- Tubers: round; flaky yellow skin; moderately numerous shallow eyes, evenly distributed; eyebrows slightly prominent; yellow flesh.
- Sprouts: spherical; blue-violet; base lightly pigmented and moderately pubescent; apex moderately pigmented, not pubescent.
High yielding variety; moderately resistant to hollow heart, brown heart, vascular net necrosis; high dry matter content; long dormancy period (9 months).
- Utilization: excellent for boiling and baking, very tasty variety; low after boiling sloughing.
- Chief Market: fresh market.
Reaction to Diseases
Moderately susceptible: common scab.
Susceptible: rhizoctonia, potato wart.
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