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Potatoes at WSU

2003 Early Tri-State Postharvest Evaluation

The early harvest Tri-State entries fried light and uniform in color from stem to bud ends. All Photovolt readings were in the 40 – 50 range resulting in USDA “0” ratings.

  PHOTOVOLTDIFFERENCE *USDA
CloneStemBudAverageSTEM - BUDCOLOR
1Ranger Russet4242.442.26.10
2Russet Burbank47.845.946.84.30
3Russet Norkotah46.142.144.14.70
4Shepody52.552.552.52.70
5A94053-555.654.254.92.70
6A95074-653.350.351.83.50
7A95109-148.347.547.95.10
8A95409-151.949.450.65.30
9AO96160-354.351.953.14.70
10AO96164-152.84850.46.20
11AOA95154-150.648.149.33.90
12AOA95155-751.952.652.21.90
LSD 0.053.62.7
Average50.648.749.74.30
* Average of 12 individual tuber absolute differences
Planting Date:April 1
Harvest date:Aug. 26
Fried on:Aug. 29
Potatoes at WSU, PO Box 646414, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-6414, 509-335-9502
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