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Early Harvest Tri-State Trial Postharvest Evaluation

The 2004 Early Tri-State trial consisted of 4 named cultivars and 10 numbered clones. All entries fried light with USDA ratings of “0”. Ranger Russet, A96095-3, A98295-3TE & AOA95154-1 produced non-uniform fries. Russet Burbank was the only entry to have internal defects, it contained 42% brown center and hollow heart. A98295-3TE produced mottled fries.

   PHOTOVOLTDIFFERENCE *USDA
CloneStemBudAverageSTEM - BUDCOLOR
1Ranger Russet3842.740.470
2Russet Burbank48.340.644.47.70
3Russet Norkotah50.848.949.93.50
4Shepody49.244.246.790
5A91186-254.448.651.55.90
6A91814-551.744.948.36.90
7A92030-549.645.747.64.30
8A92294-652.547.950.24.70
9A93116-349.240.244.79.50
10A93157-6LS47.946.947.42.70
11A94053-556.55053.26.70
12AO94110-20342.546.244.35.30
13PA95A11-1443.836.740.27.60
LSD 0.053.53.8
Average48.844.946.86.20
* Average of 12 individual tuber absolute differences 
Planting Date:April 5
Harvest date: Aug. 12
Fried on:Aug. 16
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