Red Potato Recipes

Brise Du Nord

Tubers are round to oval with smooth red skin and shallow to moderately shallow eyes, well distributed with eyebrows very slightly prominent and white flesh. High yielding variety with large tubers of attractive appearance. Medium dry matter content. Medium dormancy period. Primary use: boiling. (1)

  • Origin & Breeding:bred and selected byLes BuissonsResearch Center,MAPAQ,Les Buissons (Québec)from the cross (Trent x Chieftain) in 1987.
  • Maturity:mid-season

Agricultural

High yielding variety; large tubers of attractive appearance. Medium dry matter content. Medium dormancy period.

  • Utilization:rather floury texture, medium boiling sloughing; very good for boiling; not meant for the chips or fries markets.
  • Chief Market:fresh market.

Botanical

  • Plants:tall, upright growth; stems moderately pigmented; double straight wings; nodes moderately swollen and weakly pigmented.
  • Leaves:yellowish green, mid-open, moderately pubescent; midribs rather strongly pigmented at the tip, weakly at the base; very slightly pubescent; petiole rather strongly pigmented.
    Terminal leaflets: medium ovate, apex acuminate, base obtuse and symmetrical; margins slightly wavy.
    Primary leaflets: four pairs, medium ovate, apex acuminate, base cordate, moderately asymmetrical.
  • Flowers:rather numerous, medium size, purple with white tips; orange anthers; peduncule moderately pigmented; low berry production.
  • Tubers:round to oval; smooth red skin; shallow to moderately shallow eyes, well distributed; eyebrows very slightly prominent; white flesh.
  • Sprouts:ovoid, purplish red base, slightly pubescent; tip very slightly pigmented, strongly pubescent.

Diseases

Moderately resistant:verticillium witl.
Moderately susceptible:common scab, rhizoctonia.
Susceptible:late blight. (2)

Seeds

References

  1. ^ Washington State University.
  2. ^ Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
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