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Basin Russet


Market Outlets Processing,Pre-Pack
Maturity Maincrop
Average Yield Good
Crossing AR97-3296 x AR92-1042

Basin Russet has large long-oval tubers with a high dry matter content and good dry matter distribution. It has good frying qualities and is resistant to PCN. Flesh colour is creamy white. Basin Russet has very good storability; it has excellent baker qualities and would be good for the fresh-cut fry market as well.


Tuber Shape Long-oval, blocky
Uniform of Shape Uniform
Eye Depth Shallow
Skin Color Russet
Flesh Color Creamy white
Dry matter (%) 22.1%


Dormancy Long
Tuber Number Low Setting
Resistance to Damage Moderate Resistance
Resistance to Bruising Good Resistance
Secondary Growth Some Susceptibility
Flower Colour

Disease Resistance

Late Blight (Foliage blight) Good Resistance Common Scab Moderate Resistance
Virus PVY Good Resistance Tuber Blight Good Resistance
Fusarium (Dry Rot) Good Resistance PCN - Ro1 & Ro4 Good Resistance
PCN - Pallida Good Resistance Virus Yntn Good Resistance
Powdery Scab Good Resistance


Very good PCN resistance.