MacKinaw Chipper is a new generation of chip variety with built in resistances like no other chipper in the marketplace today.  MacKinaw chipper produces a high percentage of A size tubers with a high specific gravity.  It is a full season chipper with a high yield potential.  Mackinaw has excellent chip processing ability from short term and long term storage. 

Utilization: Chip Market
Maturity: Maincrop (105-110 DAP), longer than Atlantic
Yield: High to very high, higher than Lamoka
Skin Color: light tan, lightly netted
Flesh Color: White

Tuber Shape: Round 
Tuber Set: 10-12 
Dry Matter: 21.0-22.0%
Dormancy:  Medium, similar to Atlantic 

Variety Strengths: 

  • Resistant to PVY
  • Resistant to Late Blight
  • Moderate to high resistance to Common Scab
  • Resistance to Rhizoctonia (black scurf)
  • High specific Gravity, higher than Lamoka
  • Excellent chipping from short term and long term storage, chips into May - June at 48-50 F
  • Very low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Requires a wider in row spacing compared to most chipping varieties(12 inch)
  • N fertility no more than Snowden
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