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An alternative for Norkotah
Classic Russet / A95109-1

Classic Russet has had high fresh merit in Tri-State and Western Regional Potato Variety Trials. Classic Russet is an early-maturing, russeted clone that produces a high percentage of U.S. No. 1 tubers. Its attractive tubers make it very suitable for use by the fresh-pack industry and could also be used as an early processor.

Classic Russet is resistant to external and internal tuber defects and is resistant to common scab. Classic Russet also has moderate resistance to Verticillium wilt and dry rot. Weakness include lower specific gravity and some shatter bruise was noted.

– An alternative for Norkotah

Based on 4 years of evaluations by taste panels, Classic Russet has shown excellent culinary qualities that are comparable to Russet Burbank— the industry standard for culinary quality.

Classic Russet / A95109-1

WA Columbia Basin Cultural Management Recommendations for Classic Russet  file download (PDF)

New University of Idaho Cultural Management Recommendations for Classic Russet  file download (PDF (Revised January 2011)

Considerations for managing Classic Russet  file download (PDF)  in a cool season

University of Idaho Research and Extension Center Storage Management of Classic Russet file download (PDF)Off-site link

Agronomy Notes for  Classic Russet  file download (PDF)  (Revised March 5, 2010)

WSU Harvest Considerations for Classic Russet file download (PDF) (September 2010);


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