Under Trial Evaluation and seed increase

The RP 2015-J clone is a second early creamer that produces a high number of tubers.  It is ideally suited for the baby potato market segment.  A short oval shape and a bright smooth skin finish makes this a natural consideration.  Characteristics such as early maturity, uniform tuber type, great flavor profile and regional adaptability makes this clone a creamer an easy choice.

Utilization: Fresh Market - Baby Type
Maturity: second Early as a baby type (75-80 DAP)
Yield:  High to very high
Skin Color: White to Cream, smooth
Flesh Color: Cream

Tuber Shape: round to short Oval
Tuber Size: Small to medium
Tuber Set: 22-25
Dry Matter: 17.0-18.0 %
Dormancy: Medium
Storage: Medium 

Variety Strengths:

  • Moderate tolerance to Heat and Drought 
  • Rapid foliage development
  • High marketable creamer yield
  • Uniform tuber shape and size
  • Moderate to High tolerance to mechanical bruising
  • Moderate tolerance to certain strains of Dry rot
  • Moderate to High resistance to Common scab
  • Moderate to High resistance to Powdery scab
  • Moderate tolerance to Black leg (Pectobacterium)
  • Moderate to High resistance to some virus types
  • Moderate to high tolerance to mechanical handling and bruising
  • Very low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Excellent eating qualities and good taste profile
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