Potatoes USA-SNAC Int. Trial

The search for new and improved chipping potato varieties is an ongoing and challenging task. Since 1985, the annual national Potatoes USA – SNAC International (formerly USPB-SFA) Chip Variety Trials have evaluated promising chip processing clones from the various US potato breeding programs.

The goal for the Potatoes USA – SNAC International chip trials is to identify superior new potato lines which will be well adapted for their production area and utilization market. The potato characteristics that the chip industry is looking for are high, stable yield, disease and pest resistance, stress tolerance, specific gravity (high dry matter), bright potato chip color, potatoes free from defects, and long-term cold storage capabilities. For Southern production an earlier variety to replace Atlantic is needed which does not have internal heat necrosis or soft rot problems. Northern production would benefit from advanced selections that offer acceptable chip quality from long-term cold storage temperatures below 50°F and do not have susceptibility to scab and other organisms.

 

 

2016 Potatoes USA-SNAC Int. Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 4, 2017

In 2016, the Potatoes USA-SNAC Int. trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 12 potato breeding lines at all 11 cooperator locations with an additional line in southern trials and 2 additional lines in northern trials.

2015 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2016

In 2015, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 7 potato breeding lines at all 11 cooperator locations with 2 additional lines in southern trials and 2 additional lines in northern trials.

2014 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2015

In 2014, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 7 potato breeding lines at all 11 cooperator locations with 4 additional lines in southern trials and 3 additional lines in northern trials.

2013 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2014

In 2013, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 13 potato breeding lines at all 11 cooperator locations with 2 additional lines in southern trials and 3 additional lines in northern trials.

2012 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2013

In 2012, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 14 potato breeding lines at all 11 cooperator locations with 5 additional lines in southern trials and 2 additional lines in northern trials.

2011 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2012

In 2011, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 10 potato breeding lines at all 11 cooperator locations with 2 additional lines in southern trials and 3 additional lines in northern trials.

2010 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2011

In 2010, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 11 potato breeding lines at all 10 cooperator locations with 3 additional lines in southern trials and 1 additional line in North Dakota.

2009 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2010

In 2009, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 9 potato breeding lines at all 10 cooperator locations with 1 additional line in southern trials and 1 additional line in North Dakota and Michigan.

2008 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2009

In 2008, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 14 potato breeding lines at all 10 cooperator locations.

2007 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2008

In 2007, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 7 potato breeding lines at all 9 cooperator locations.

2006 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2007

In 2006, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 10 potato breeding lines at all 9 cooperator locations.

2005 USPB/SFA Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2006

In 2006, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 8 potato breeding lines at all 7 cooperator locations.

2004 SFA/USPB Chip Variety Trials

Published on January 1, 2005

In 2004, the USPB-SFA trials provided a wealth of evaluations on field performance of 10 potato breeding lines at all 6 cooperator locations.

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