• Effect of Harvest Timing on Atlantic, Dakota Crisp, and Snowden Potato

    Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm

    Effect of Harvest Timing on Atlantic, Dakota Crisp, and Snowden Potato

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Abstract

This study compared tuber yield of three potato cultivars (Atlantic, Dakota Crisp, and Snowden) on three harvest dates (July 14, 21, and August 5). Dakota Crisp is a relatively new chipping and table stock potato released by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in 2005. It is reported to have good yield potential and chipping characteristics. Atlantic and Snowden are currently the preferred cultivars in the Muscatine area being grown for processing into potato chips. This market niche requires a cultivar with quick emergence after planting, tolerance to warm summer growing conditions, early harvest capabilities, and acceptable chipping characteristics.

Keywords: RFR A9029

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Lawson V., (2010) “Effect of Harvest Timing on Atlantic, Dakota Crisp, and Snowden Potato”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2009(1).

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01 Jan 2010
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