Potato Varieties

Commercial Releases

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Advanced MSU Breeding Lines

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Commercial Releases

 

Beacon Chipper

"Beacon Chipper"
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Chip quality with storage potential, yield, moderate common scab resistance. Data sheet

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Blackberry"Blackberry"
Market class: Tablestock and specialty chip processing
Traits: Blackberry is a tablestock with unique purple skin and a deep purple flesh.  The tubers have an attractive, uniform, round shape and a purple flesh with scab resistance and low incidence of internal defects.  Yield can be high under irrigated conditions. Blackberry will also chip-process out of the field.(Data Sheet)

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"Boulder"Boulder
MSF373-8
Market class: Tablestock and Chip-processing
Traits: High yield of large-sized tubers. Will chip out of the field. Good yield potential under low-input conditions, including non-irrigated production. Moderate common scab resistance. Golden nematode resistant. Data sheet

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Colonial Purple

"Colonial Purple"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Smooth and bright purple skin with white flesh. Similar to Michigan Purple, but with moderate resistance to common scab.
(Data sheet)

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Huron Chipper"Huron Chipper"
Market class: Chip-processing and tablestock
Traits: Huron Chipper is a chip-processing potato with resistance to and late blight (Phytophthora infestans), and stronger tolerance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies) than Atlantic. This variety has high yield and good specific gravity, with attractive, uniformly round tubers. (Data sheet)

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Jacqueline Lee"Jacqueline Lee"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: High level of foliar resistance to late blight. Excellent taste quality.
Medium-sized, uniform, oval-shaped tubers with bright and smooth skin and a yellow flesh. It is named after the daughter of our program director David Douches. Data sheet

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Kalkaska"Kalkaska"
MSJ036-A
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Strong resistance to common scab. Excellent round shape with chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects. Data sheet

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Liberator"Liberator"
MSA091-1
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: A round white variety with a medium set of bright-skinned tubers. Strong resistance to common scab and has a high specific gravity.
Data sheet

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Mackinaw"Mackinaw"
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Mackinaw is a chip-processing potato with resistance to potato virus Y (PVY), late blight (Phytophthora infestans), and tolerance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies).  This variety has average yield with a high specific gravity, and a high percentage of A-size tubers with an attractive, uniform shape.  (Data sheet)

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Manistee"Manistee"

MSL292-A
Market class: Chip-Processing
Traits: Attractive round appearance with shallow eyes. Above average yield potential. Long term storage characteristics. Data sheet

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McBride"McBride"
MSJ126-9Y
Market class: Chip-processing and Tablestock
Traits: Scab resistant

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Michigan Purple"Michigan Purple"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: A purple-skinned variety. Tuber flesh is a brilliant white with excellent internal quality and does not darken after cooking. Yield is high for this variety. Data sheet

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 Missaukee"Missaukee"
MSJ461-1
Market class: Chip-processing and Tablestock
Traits: Strong foliar resistance to Late Blight (US8 genotype). Chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects. Moderate common scab resistance. Golden nematode resistant. Data sheet

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Petoskey"Petoskey"
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Petoskey is a chip-processing potato with resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies).  This variety has high specific gravity and yield potential, with attractive, uniformly round tubers. (Data sheet)

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Purple Haze"Purple Haze"
MSL228-1SPL
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Attractive and unique splashes of purple color around the eyes and apical end of the tubers. Creamy white flesh. Data sheet

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Raspberry"Raspberry"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Bright red skin and bright red flesh. Unique round shape for a red pigmented variety. (Data sheet)

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Spartan Splash"Spartan Splash"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Yellow skin with splashes of purple. Creamy yellow flesh. Excellent taste quality. (Data sheet)

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Advanced MSU Breeding Lines

 


MSQ558-2RR"Ruby Rose MSQ558-2RR"
Market class: Chip-processing and tablestock
Traits: Specialty breeding line with red skin and red flesh. Red chips. (Data sheet)

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MSR061-1"Saginaw Chipper" MSR061-1
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Resistance to common scab
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MSW474_1"MSW474-1"
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Good yield, specific gravity and chip quality.  Grows well in southern regions. Scab resistant.

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MSZ219_13

"MSZ219-13"
Market class: Chip-processing 
Traits: Good yield, specific gravity and chip quality.  PVY resistance, Scab tolerant, late blight resistant to US23. (Data sheet)

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MSZ242_13

"MSZ242-13"
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Good yield, specific gravity and chip quality.  Grows well in southern regions, especially Texas.  Performed very well in Oregon. Scab tolerant.

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Spunta G2"Spunta G2"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits: A Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)-cry1Ia1 gene was successfully introduced into the potato variety Spunta. Transgenic lines were shown to have a high level of resistance to tuber moth. The potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella Zeller) is a primary problem facing potato farmers in developing countries. For more information see our publications in 2010

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New Specialty ColorsSpecialty Lines
New specialty breeding lines with various skin and flesh color combinations.

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