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Commercial assessment of recently introduced potato varieties

Commercial assessment of recently introduced potato varieties

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Published by Potato Marketing Board in London .
Written in English


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Statementhead of research and development C.P. Hampson.
ContributionsHampson, C. P., Potato Marketing Board. Research and Development Sub-Committee on the Commercial Scale Testing of New and Recently Introduced Varieties.
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Open LibraryOL14092285M

Potato Tower. This 4-foot tower is absolutely brilliant because you can harvest 25 pounds or more of potatoes growing in a 2 foot space. The simple plan calls for a chicken wire enclosure filled with compost and straw. The potatoes are planted in layers spaced 1 foot apart. Given the nature of the potato industry, the most common potato varieties, such as Russet Burbank and Ranger Russet, will soon be contaminated with GMO stock. I have now summarized the new conclusions of this past work (without disclosing company secrets—I am bound by confidentiality agreements) in a book, entitled ‘Pandora’s Potatoes.’. • Introduced to Europe – - Spain – - England • To the New World – Early s. Potato Diseases • Defined as “a harmful alteration of normal – Resistant varieties • A disease waiting for a control. Common Scab Pictures courtesy of Gary Secor. The "bitter potato", for example, is the result of crossing with frost-resistant varieties adapted to the freezing temperatures of the Puna agro-ecological zone. Male migration to urban centres has left women farmers responsible for almost 70 percent of family farm work.


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The present varieties are included in the Victorian Certified Seed Potato scheme, and descriptions of each are set out in this Agriculture Note. Origin: Sequoia was introduced from the U.S.A. and was released in It was the result of a cross between Katahdin and Green Mountain.

Maturity: Late, capable of growing periods longer than days. This is a list of potato varieties or cultivars. As a rule of thumb, it is possible to segregate potato cultivars into either white, or colored.

Cultivation was initially permitted in Commercial assessment of recently introduced potato varieties book, but was later prohibited in ^ Dunmore, Charlie ( ).

"EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato". Retrieved 9 January   this is a very good book on potato varieties by alan roman a keen potato grower.

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A medium-sized, roundish, flattened, white potato, once esteemed the finest of all varieties, but at present nearly or quite superseded by the Jackson White, of which it is supposed to be the parent. Eyes rather numerous, and deeply sunk; flesh very white, remarkably dry, floury, and well flavored.

Originated about thirty years ago, in. Argos is a variety well adapted to production in hot climates, where it produces very high yields of long oval white tubers, usually out yielding the variety Spunta. Trials have found good resistance to potato mop top (spraing). This variety has low resistance to black dot, dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum) and late blight on foliage and tubers.

publication by Teagasc (Anon. Undated a) details modern potato varieties produced as part of the Irish potato breeding programme. The European Cultivated Potato Database (Anon., Undated b) also provides a vast amount of information on many thousands of potato varieties.

This book is a further contribution to our knowledge on potato Size: 1MB. The cooperative is one of the UK’s leading growers, suppliers and distributors of seed potatoes.

Grampian recently released a short video about its Gemson baby potato variety. Grampian says on its website that Gemson has gone from strength to strength in the expanding baby potato sector since its commercial release in   The identification of varieties of potatoes and other crops is important at all stages of production.

Traditional approaches have used morphological characters, but modern crop production increasingly demands methods that are more rapid and discriminating. Three new approaches to variety identification are described: (i) image analysis, (ii) gel electrophoresis of proteins, (iii) the use of Cited by: Peaceful Valley sells only common commercial varieties (Red Pontiac, White Rose, and Russet Burbank), but the price is right at only $ to $ a pound.

The following seed companies offer at least six different varieties of potato seed. Write for more details: Farmer Seed and Nursery NW 4th St. Faribault, Minnesota File Size: KB. Given the fact that there are over native potato varieties described and multiple databases and books identify well over cultivated potato varieties, PotatoPro estimates the total number of potato varieties well over HS Chip Potato Varieties for Commercial Production in Northeast Florida 1 C.M.

Hutchinson, J.M. White, D.P. Weingartner2 1. This document is HS, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and. than 25 potato varieties that has made poss ible a quantum leap in potato productivity from a mere 8t/ ha or less with the use of late blight susceptible local varieties to a yield order of as.

Organic potato production on a commercial scale is a challenge, but one Canadian grower in the province of Ontario is meeting it. Isaiah Swidersky offers a careful answer when asked if organic potato production is a risk worth taking. “To some degree it is, but there’s a reason I haven’t expanded it to or acres,â€.

Tubers have good resistance to splitting. Trials have found good resistance to powdery scab, blackleg and potato leafroll virus. This variety has low resistance to dry rot (Fusarium sulphureum). Tests for resistance to potato cyst nematode demonstrated susceptibility to both Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 and Globodera pallida Pa 2/3, 1.

During the opening day, Agrico’s managing director Jan van Hoogen presented four promising new varieties that have recently been included in the Dutch list of varieties.

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Our Varieties. To view detailed information on any of our Commercial or Development varieties, simply click on a variety photo below. Commercial Varieties. Commercial volumes of these varieties are available. Contact us for class, size and delivery points. This paper includes details on the introduction, testing and evaluation of potato varieties and clones during the period ; data on yield and quality and a brief description of the main varieties recommended for commercial and semi-commercial production are also presented.

Changes in phenolic content of commercial potato varieties through industrial processing and fresh preparation.

Food Chemistry, Author Affiliations: Dept. of Food Science, Purdue University, Agriculture Mall Dr., West Lafayette, INUnited States. An open source resource guide for potatoes.

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In preparing this publication the author has made use of various books and scientific papers. A potato is about 80% water and 20% solid. “French Fries” were introduced to America when Thomas Jefferson served them at a White-house dinner, which created quite a stir.

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An inventory of all potato varieties grown in Sweden was made at the Royal Agricultural College. One sample from every fifteen hectare potato field; 10 samples were collected. They were all grown and identified. known varieties were found, a further varieties could not be identified.

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tuberosum (Jansky and Rouse, ). Additionally, some Nicotiana species carry genes naturally transferred by the bacterium, Agrobacterium, through nonhomologous recombination (Aoki et.

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Potato fruits are poisonous, but if you let them ripen, you can save the seeds the same way you save tomato seeds. The goal isn't really to get more potatoes cloning the tubers is by far the most efficient method of.

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The cultivation of potatoes originated in South America, where the Incas of Peru grew them for food s years ago. The original potato, though, bore little resemblance to today’s enormous, oblong, white-fleshed tuber.

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Potatoes A Guide to the Most Common Varieties. Technically, any potato picked before the height of maturity—generally in the spring or early summer—is a new potato. New potatoes tend Author: Reader's Digest Editors. A potato is about 20% carbohydrate, 75% water and 5% protein, vitamins and minerals.

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Miscellaneous products such as pre-peeled potatoes, potato starch, alcohol and canned products are examined. The author and a number of collaborators then look toward the future. The general trends stress the importance of improvements in ecology, reduction of waste, improvement in product wholesomeness and development of new varieties with Cited by: The Winston Potato.

Winston potatoes certainly look the part with light brown skins and very few shallow eyes. Cut it in half and it still looks good with a white-cream flesh but cook it and its watery content lets it down. Disease resistance is good except for one form of eelworm and it bulks up quickly.

Photo 6: Some of the varieties conserved in the Tops Potato Collection on display. Comprising over accessions, the collection includes old and modern Irish potato varieties as well as varieties from abroad. Some of the old varieties date back to pre-famine times (e.g. Lumper, Black Potato and.

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In urban areas, it is also usually consumed mixed with other vegetables as salad (Bezabih and Mengistu, ).Russet Burbank potato plants which resist damage by Colorado potato beetle (CPB) have been developed through Agrobacterium-mediated transformation.

The CPB resistant potato plants produce two additional proteins, the Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis protein which confers resistance to CPB and the neomycin phosphotransferase II protein which serves as a selectable marker during the.