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Varieties Details: Classic Russet

An alternative for Norkotah.

GENERAL

Origin & Breeding:
The variety 'Classic Russet' originated from a cross between 'Blazer Russet' and 'Summit Russet', made in Aberdeen, Idaho, USA in 1995.
Maturity:
Early

BOTANICAL FEATURES

Plants:
Semi-upright to spreading growth habit, stem type foliage structure, mid-season maturity
Leaves:
Medium size, open silhouette, weak to medium presence of secondary leaflets, medium green, low extent of anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper side, weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on midrib of upper side, low frequency of coalescence of terminal and lateral leaflets
Flowers:
Absent or very weak waviness of margin, medium depth veins, medium glossiness on upper side, pubescence present on blade at apical rosette
Tubers:
Long oval to long, white flesh
Sprouts:
Large, broad cylindrical shape, medium number of root tips, long lateral shoots

REACTION TO DISEASES

Moderately Resistant:
Common Scab; Dry Rot;
Susceptible:
Verticillium; PVY; PLRV; Net Necrosis; Late Blight Foliar; Late Blight Tuber; Soft Rot; Root Knot Nema;
Moderately Susceptible:
Early Blight; Corky Ringspot;
Highly Susceptible:
PVX;
Tuber
Cut Tuber
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