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Tubers of the USDA potato accession PI 243401PI 243401 “Algodona”

Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigenum 4x

PI 243401 at Genesys

Accession Details

An andigena type tetraploid collected in Carchi Ecuador before 1957.  The parent was bred by a Sr. Bastidas.  A1 type cpDNA (Sukhotu 2005).  GRIN notes resistance to early and late blight.

Observations

TPS.  Normal germinator, 7+ days.  High germination.  Intermediate survival to transplant.  Compressed, oblong.  Whites and light yellows with blue.  White to light yellow flesh.  Short stolons.  Late season, some short day.

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