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American Journal of Potato Research

, Volume 79, Issue 6, pp 397–402 | Cite as

AC Sunbury: A new light yellow-fleshed medium early table potato cultivar with resistance to golden cyst nematode

  • Agnes Murphy
  • Richard Tarn
  • Henry De Jong
  • Walter Arsenault
  • George C. C. Tai
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Abstract

AC Sunbury is an attractive, round /oval, medium early table potato with light yellow flesh and very good culinary quality, especially when baked. It produces yields comparable to Jemseg or Superior at 80 days and is resistant to the golden cyst nematode Rol and to infection by PVY°. It was bred at the Potato Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton, NB, and released in 2001.

Additional Key Words

PVY resistance culinary quality 

Resumen

AC Sunbury es una atractiva papa comercial semiovalada y de maduración medianamente precoz con pulpa de color amarillo claro y muy buena cualidad culinaria, especialmente cuando se hornea. Sus rendimientos a los 80 dias son similares a las variedades Jemseg o Superior y es resistente al nematodo dorado del quiste Roi y a la infección por PVY. Fue multiplicado en el Centro de Investigaciôn de hi Papa Fredericton, AAFC en inglés, y liberado en el ano 2001.

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© Springer 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Agnes Murphy
    • 1
  • Richard Tarn
    • 1
  • Henry De Jong
  • Walter Arsenault
    • 2
  • George C. C. Tai
    • 1
  1. 1.Potato Research CentreAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaFredericton
  2. 2.Crops and Livestock Research CentreAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaCharlottetown

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