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Varieties Details: Eva

GENERAL

Origin & Breeding:
Bred by Robert L. Plaisted, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from a cross made in 1986 between Steuben and bulk pollen from clones that were neotuberosum x tuberosum hybrids. Most of the clones were considered resistant to PVY and golden nematode Ro1
Year Registered in Canada:
2010
Registration Number:
6783
Maturity:
Mid-Season

BOTANICAL FEATURES

Plants:
medium height, semi-erect; stems weakly pigmented; prominent waived single wings; nodes swollen.
Leaves:
medium green, closed; midribs and petioles not pigmented.
Primary leaflets: three pairs; ovate; tip cuspidate; base cordate.
Terminal leaflets: ovate; tip cuspidate; base obtuse.
Flowers:
medium frequency, corolla white on both surfaces, medium size; orange anthers; flower buds weakly pigmented; calyxes and peduncles light green.
Tubers:
round to slightly oval; smooth white skin; shallow eyes, predominantly apical; white flesh.
Sprouts:
spherical; red-violet; base moderately pubescent, strongly pigmented; tip weakly pubescent, weakly pigmented, closed habit.

AGRICULTURAL FEATURES

Description:
Medium yielding variety of very attractive appearance; well shaped and uniform sized tubers; good resistance to internal defects such as hollow heart and internal necrosis. Long dormancy period; good storage capability. High specific gravity.
Remark: pre-cutting or warming seed is recommended.
Utilization:
Good for boiling and baking, acceptable chip color; slight darkening after boiling (similar to Superior)
Chief Markets:
Fresh market and chips

REACTION TO DISEASES

Resistant:
golden nematode (Globodera rostochiensis Ro1).
Moderately Resistant:
early blight, corky ringspot (Tobacco rattle virus symptoms), powdery scab.
Susceptible:
late blight.
Moderately Susceptible:
common scab.
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