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American Potato Journal

, Volume 68, Issue 3, pp 143–149 | Cite as

Niska: A maincrop chipping potato cultivar with high specific gravity and good quality after storage

  • D. R. Lynch
  • D. Kichefski
  • S. Peloquin
  • C. S. Schaupmeyer
  • L. la Croix
  • D. Waterer
  • Wm. T. Andrew
  • J. Holley
  • N. Crowe
  • B. McConnell
  • G. A Nelson
  • B. Rex
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Abstract

Niska is a white-skinned, white-fleshed potato cultivar with a maincrop maturity, stable yield and chipping quality and good storage characteristics. It has considerable resistance to Common scab, Early blight, PLRV, PVY and PVS. Evaluation conducted by chip processors in Alberta and Ontario, under commercial conditions, indicates that the cultivar has good storage characteristics.

Additional Key Words

Yield common scab PVS 

Compendio

Niska es un cultivar de papa de piel y pulpa blancas con maduración en la temporada principal, rendimiento estable y características de buena calidad para fritura a la inglesa y almacenamiento. Tiene resistencia considerable a la sarna común, al tizón temprano y a los virus PLRV, PVY y PVS. La evaluatión conducida por procesadores de papas fritas a la inglesa en Alberta y Ontario, bajo condiciones comerciales, indica que el cultivar tiene buenas características de almacenamiento.

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Copyright information

© Springer 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Lynch
    • 1
  • D. Kichefski
    • 2
  • S. Peloquin
    • 3
  • C. S. Schaupmeyer
    • 4
  • L. la Croix
    • 5
  • D. Waterer
    • 6
  • Wm. T. Andrew
    • 7
  • J. Holley
    • 8
  • N. Crowe
    • 8
  • B. McConnell
    • 9
  • G. A Nelson
    • 1
  • B. Rex
    • 10
  1. 1.Research StationAgriculture CanadaLethbridge
  2. 2.UW-Lelch Starks Potato Breeding FarmRhinelander
  3. 3.University of WisconsinMadison
  4. 4.Alberta Special Crops and Horticultural Research CentreBrooks
  5. 5.Department of Plant ScienceUniversity of ManitobaWinnipeg
  6. 6.Department of Horticultural ScienceUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoon
  7. 7.Department of Plant ScienceUniversity of AlbertaEdmonton
  8. 8.Alberta Special Crops and Horticultural Research CentreBrooks
  9. 9.Department of Food ScienceUniversity of ManitobaWinnipeg
  10. 10.Research StationAgriculture CanadaMorden

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