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Potatoes at WSU

2000 Early Tri-State Trial

All nine entries produced light uniform fries directly from the field.
AO89128-4.2 produced the lightest, av 60.3 reflectance units, and most uniformly colored fries (stem minus bud end difference of only 2.3) of all entries.  Shepody, one of the controls, produced fries with the greatest color difference between stem and bud ends (6.1 reflectance units), although they were still well within the acceptable range.

   PHOTOVOLTDIFFERENCE USDA
CloneStemBudAverageSTEM - BUDCOLOR
1Norkotah4544.744.93.20
2Ranger 4447.645.85.30
3R. Burbank43.248.145.74.90
4Shepody51.649.250.46.10
5A89384-1049.546.748.14.70
6AO89128-4.158.556.557.540
7AO89128-4.261.459.260.32.30
8AO92007-254.553.253.82.50
9COO93031-347.846.2473.20
LSD 0.052.12.6
Average50.650.250.440
 Planting Date:M1rch 16
 Harvest Date:Aug. 1
 Fried On:Aug. 4
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