Reveille Russet is a high yielding Fresh market russet release from Texas A&M.  It produces very attractive, oblong shaped tubers with shallow eyes and has an attractive appearance.  It produces a vigorous vine and can handle heat and drought stresses well and has been proven to be widely adaptable.

Utilization: Fresh
Maturity: Maincrop (95-105 DAP)
Yield: High
Skin Color: Russet, medium netted skin
Flesh Color: White
Tuber Shape: Oblong
Tuber Size: Medium to large
Tuber Set: 7-9
Dry Matter: 17.0-18.0 %
Dormancy: medium to Long
Storage: medium to Late

Variety Strengths:

  • High Marketable yield, higher than R. Norkotah
  • Very uniform shape and tuber type
  • High tolerance to Heat to Drought 
  • Resistant to Common scab
  • Resistant to Pink eye
  • Resistant to brown center/hollow heart
  • Moderatley resistant to Fusarium dry rot
  • Moderatley resistant to Pectobacterium soft rot
  • Moderate to high tolerance to bruising and mechanical handling
  • Very low incidence of Secondary growth, Growth cracks, shatter bruise
  • Good taste and flavor profile and excellent culinary qualities 
  • Not affected by Metribuzin based herbicieds

 

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