2014 Results

 

2014 Yields Across Canada

Oz-Ozette-Nootka; Bu-Russett Burbank; Ch-Chieftain; Mm-Mrs. Moehrle's Yellow; Bn-Banana; Yk-Yukon Gold; Sg-Sieglinde; Bl-Russian Blue; Kb-Kennebec; Cm-Corne de Mouton; Ic-Irish Cobbler;  Lk-Likely

Oz-Ozette-Nootka; Bu-Russett Burbank; Ch-Chieftain; Mm-Mrs. Moehrle’s Yellow; Bn-Banana; Yk-Yukon Gold; Sg-Sieglinde; Bl-Russian Blue; Kb-Kennebec; Cm-Corne de Mouton; Ic-Irish Cobbler; Lk-Likely

 

Yield and Quality Summary

Highest Yield Ozette Nootka, Russett Burbank, Chieftain and Mrs. Moehrle’s Yellow.
Lowest Yield Likely had very low yield at all sites; Irish Cobbler, Corne de Mouton, and Kennebec also had low yields at most sites.
Tuber size Largest tubers were Yukon Gold, Russett Burbank and Chieftain. Smallest were Likely, Irish Cobbler and Banana
Tuber Appearance Highest rated were Sieglinde, Mrs. Moehrle’s, Chieftain and Ozette-Nootka. Lowest rated were Irish Cobbler, Likely, and Russian Blue.
Tuber Quality Quality varied across sites, see individual comments for varietal performance.

 

Growth and Development

Vigour Russet Burbank showed the highest early vigour
Ozette-Nootka had the highest mid-season vigour
Tuber Initiation At 45 days, all varieties had initiated tubers at most sites. Exceptions were Corne de Mouton and Ozette-Nootka in Fredericton and William’s Lake, and Banana in William’s Lake.
In 2015, tuber initiation should be assessed earlier at all sites.
Flowering Ozette-Nootka, Kennebec, Sieglinde and Yukon Gold formed few, if any, flowers.
Fruiting Chieftain, Likely, Mrs. Moehrle’s and Russian Blue all produced fruits at most locations
Earliest Maturity Irish Cobbler
Latest Maturity Ozette Nootka

 

 

 

 

2013 Growth and Development Results

Variety

Maturity

Days to

Dried Leaves

GDD to

Dried Leaves

Russian Blue Late

97

1026

Sieglinde Early

98

1087

Chieftain Mid-season

102

1102

Slovenian Crescent Early

104

1165

Banana Late

106

1159

Mrs. Moehrle’s Yellow Unknown

109

1190

Pugh’s Purple Unknown

109

1221

Congo Late

117

1294

Corne de Mouton Early to mid-season

124

1361

Siberian Very late

124

1358