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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 Russet41.852.847.3110
2Russet Burbank44.948.646.85.20
3Russet Norkotah4549.647.35.70
4Shepody53.453.753.530
5A95409-146.654.750.780
6A96023-647.35149.15.30
7A96095-346.456.151.39.70
8A96104-249.355.652.47.10
9A98295-3TE42.150.446.311.30
10AO96164-146.35349.77.50
11AOA95154-145.555.150.39.80
12AOA95155-752.657.655.150
13COA96054-349.251.250.25.80
14PA97B3-249.551.750.64.20
LSD 0.052.93.8
Average47.152.95070
* Average of 12 individual tuber absolute differences
Planting Date:Apr. 5
Harvest date:Aug. 12
Fried on:Aug. 16
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