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Varieties Details: Highland Russet

Highland Russet is a mid to late season variety notable for its high yield of uniform, oblong-long, lightly russetted tubers. The variety has moderately high specific gravity and resistances to second growth and most internal defects. Highland Russet shows good potential for the processing market.

GENERAL

Origin & Breeding:
Resulted in a 1990 cross between Ranger Russet and Russet Legend
Maturity:
Mid-Season

REACTION TO DISEASES

Resistant:
PVX
Moderately Resistant:
Verticillium wilt, powdery scab, early and late tuber blight and PVY
Susceptible:
Foliar late blight, PLRV, Root-knot nematode, corky ringspot
Moderately Susceptible:
Pink rot, common scab, powdery scab of the tuber, early blight of the tuber, Pectobacterium soft rot, Fusarium dry rot, PLRV net necrosis
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