Waneta is a late season maincrop variety developed by Cornell University. Waneta produces large attractive oblong tubers with a large size profile.  Waneta has the ability to produce excellent chip colour and maintains quality throughout the storage period.  

Utilization: Chip 
Maturity: late Maincrop (105-110 DAP)

Yield: High  
Skin Color: White, moderately textured 
Flesh Color: White
Tuber Shape: Oblong 
Tuber Set: 7-9 
Dry Matter: 20.4-20.8%, less than Atlantic
Dormancy: moderate to long 

Variety Strengths: 

  • High marketable yield
  • Produces large bold tubers
  • Moderate resistance to Common scab 
  • Resistance to Golden nematode
  • moderate to high tolerance to mechanical damage
  • Black spot less susceptible than Snowden
  • Very low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Low sugar accumulation in storage, can chip from 45 F without reconditioning
  • Yield average 95% of Atlantic
  • Specific gravity is significantly lower than Atlantic
  • Requires a closer in row spacing (8-9 inch)
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