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Varieties Details: AC Chaleur

GENERAL

Origin & Breeding:
Bred at the Agriculture Canada Research Station in Fredericton, New Brunswick, from the cross (Belleisle x N457). Released in 1988.
Year Registered in Canada:
1993
Registration Number:
3785
Maturity:
Early

BOTANICAL FEATURES

Plants:
medium, spreading growth; medium thick stems; inconspicuous wings, nodes not prominent.
Leaves:
medium green, open, sparse pubescence on upper surface.
Terminal leaflets: ovate, tip acuminate, obtuse to truncate base, usually symmetrical.
Primary leaflets: four pairs, narrowly ovate, tip acute, base somewhat asymmetrical.
Flowers:
medium size white corolla, petals are separated at the base (hole); orange anthers.
Tubers:
round to oval, slightly blocky; smooth buff coloured skin; moderately shallow eyes; white flesh.
Sprouts:
spherical, small, no colouration or pubescence.

AGRICULTURAL FEATURES

Description:
Medium to high yielding variety; not susceptible to hollow hart. Medium specific gravity. Medium dormancy.
Utilization:
good to excellent quality for boiling and baking.
Chief Markets:
early fresh market

REACTION TO DISEASES

Resistant:
PVY, tuber symptoms of early blight.
Moderately Resistant:
common scab, PVS, Verticillium albo-atrum witl, phoma tuber rot.
Susceptible:
leaf roll, Verticillium dahliae wilt, blackleg, rhizoctonia, late blight, foliar symptoms of early blight, fusarium dry rots.
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