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Tubers of the USDA potato accession PI 243399PI 243399 “Caspa”

Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigenum 4x

PI 243399 at Genesys

Accession Details

An andigena type tetraploid collected in Carchi Ecuador before 1957.  The parent was bred by a Sr. Bastidas.

Observations

TPS.  Normal germinator, 7+ days.  High germination.  Intermediate survival to transplant.  Elliptic to oblong.  Many laterally compressed.  Mostly whites, a few blues.  White flesh.  High yields.  Short to mid stolons.  Late season, but mostly long day.

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