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Research Project: Potato Genetic Improvement for Western U.S. Production

Location: Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research

Title: Reveille Russet: An early, widely adapted, high-count-carton russet for the fresh market

Author
item Miller, Jr., J - Texas A&M University
item Koym, J - Texas A&M University
item Holm, D - Colorado State University
item Pavek, J - Retired ARS Employee
item Novy, Richard - Rich
item Whitworth, Jonathan
item Stark, J - University Of Idaho
item Charlton, B - Oregon State University
item Yilma, S - Oregon State University
item Pavek, M - Washington State University
item Nunez, J - University Of California
item Wilson, R - University Of California
item Shock, C - Oregon State University
item Brown, Charles - Chuck
item Long, C - Michigan State University

Submitted to: American Journal of Potato Research
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/1/2017
Publication Date: 12/12/2017
Citation: Miller, Jr., J.C., Koym, J.W., Holm, D.G., Pavek, J.J., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L., Stark, J.C., Charlton, B.A., Yilma, S., Pavek, M.J., Nunez, J.J., Wilson, R., Shock, C.C., Brown, C.R., Long, C.M. 2017. Reveille Russet: An early, widely adapted, high-count-carton russet for the fresh market. American Journal of Potato Research. 95(1):79-86. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12230-017-9620-2.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12230-017-9620-2

Interpretive Summary: Reveille Russet is a russeted potato variety with white flesh in the oblong tubers. It matures medium-early similar to Russet Norkotah, a widely grown early maturing variety. It produces more total yield than Russet Norkotah and has a higher marketable yield (tubers from 4-18 oz.) of 77% compared to Russet Norkotah at 69% when grown in Texas trials. A distinguishing characteristic is that if tubers are skinned or wounded during harvest and handling, the wound heals a light brown color compared to Russet Norkotah which usually turns much darker. It is a fresh market variety intended for tablestock use.

Technical Abstract: Reveille Russet (ATX91137-1Ru) is a uniform, medium-early, high yielding, high pack-out, fresh market russet cultivar, with wide adaptability, released by Texas A&M AgriLife Research in 2015. It resulted from a cross of A81473-2(') and A83343-12('). Reveille Russet produces attractive, oblong tubers, with medium russeting, white flesh and excellent culinary qualities. It has a lower incidence of internal defects and a higher percentage of count-carton-size tubers than Russet Norkotah, especially in the 60-count range. Reveille Russet is resistant to hollow heart, second growth and blackspot bruise. It also stores longer and tends to wound-heal a lighter brown color upon harvest/ handling skinning than Russet Norkotah.