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Origin

Russet Burbank

Botanical Features

Breeder

 

Parentage

 

National List Trials

 

Plant Breeders Rights

Burbank USA

 

Seedling of Early Rose

 

 

 

Maturity

 

End Use

 

Haulm

 

Flowers

 

Tubers

Maincrop

 

French Fries

 

 

 

White

 

Long tubers, cream skin, white flesh

Virus Y                                    

 

Skin Spot                                

 

Dry Rot (F. coeruleum)            

 

Dry Rot (F. sulphureum)          

 

Silver Scurf                              

 

Bruising                                    

 

Splitting                                    

Foliage blight                  

 

Tuber blight                    

 

Blackleg                          

 

Common scab                

 

Powdery scab                

 

G.Pallida Pa 2/3,1          

 

G.Rostochiensis Ro1      

 

Leafroll                            

3

 

1

 

-

 

8

 

-

 

2

 

2

 

2

4

 

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-

 

-

 

-

 

4

 

2

Resistance to damage, pests and diseases

Consumer Quality

Agronomic Features

Maincrop maturity with moderate yields. Medium to high dry

matter with good fry colour. Predominantly grown in Europe as a processing variety, also used for the fresh market in North America.

Russet Burbank has a high resistance to Common scab.