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American Potato Journal

, Volume 33, Issue 11, pp 315–318 | Cite as

Boone — A new variety of potato resistant to late blight and adapted to western north carolina

  • Frank L. Haynes
  • F. J. Stevenson
  • Robert V. Akeley
  • Fred D. Cochran
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Summary

Boone (U.S.D.A. B 880-4) is a late-maturing, high-yielding variety. The tubers are medium oblong, very smooth and shallow-eyed. They do not sprout in storage until late in the spring. Boone is highly resistant to, if not immune from, the common race of the late blight fungus.

Keywords

Late Blight AMERICAN Potato Journal Total Solid North Carolina State College Late Blight Resistance 
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© Springer 1956

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank L. Haynes
    • 1
  • F. J. Stevenson
    • 2
  • Robert V. Akeley
    • 2
  • Fred D. Cochran
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural Experiment StationNorth Carolina State CollegeRaleigh
  2. 2.United States Department of AgricultureHorticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research ServiceBeltsville

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