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MSU Potato Program Varieties

Potato Breeding and Genetics Program




Commercial MSU Breeding Lines
 

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Advanced MSU Breeding Lines

 

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MSH228-6
MSJ126-9Y

MSK061-4
MSL007-B

MSL211-3

MSQ086-3
MSQ089-1
MSQ440-2

MSQ558-2RR
MSR061-1
MSR127-2
MSR169-8Y
MSS165-2Y

Spunta G2


Beacon
                                  Chipper





"Beacon Chipper"

Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Chip quality with storage potential, yield, moderate common scab resistance. Data sheet
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Boulder


"Boulder"

MSF373-8
Market class: Tablestock and Chip-processing
Traits: High yield of large-sized tubers. Will chip out of the field. Good yield potential under low-input conditions, including non-irrigated production. Moderate common scab resistance. Golden nematode resistant. Data sheet
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Colonial Purple




"Colonial Purple
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Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Smooth and bright purple skin with white flesh. Similar to Michigan Purple, but with moderate resistance to common scab.
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JacLee

"Jacqueline Lee"
Market class: Tablestock
Traits:
High level of foliar resistance to late blight. Excellent taste quality.
Medium-sized, uniform, oval-shaped tubers with bright and smooth skin and a yellow flesh. It is named after the daughter of our program director David Douches.  Data sheet
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Kalkaska


"Kalkaska"
MSJ036-A
Market class:
Chip-processing
Traits: Strong resistance to common scab. Excellent round shape with chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects. Data sheet
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Liberator



"Liberator"
MSA091-1
Market class:
Chip-processing
Traits: A round white variety with a medium set of bright-skinned tubers. Strong resistance to common scab and has a high specific gravity.
Data sheet
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Manistee



"Manistee"
MSL292-A

Market class: Chip-Processing
Traits: Attractive round appearance with shallow eyes. Above average yield potential. Long term storage characteristics. Data sheet
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McBride




"McBride"
MSJ126-9Y

Market class: Chip-processing and Tablestock
Traits: Scab resistant
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Michigan Purple


"Michigan Purple"

Market class: Tablestock
Traits: A purple-skinned variety. Tuber flesh is a brilliant white with excellent internal quality and does not darken after cooking. Yield is high for this variety. Data sheet
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Michigan Purple Sport I



"Michigan Purple Sport I"
Market class: Tablestock Traits: Attractive and unique splashes of purple color around the eyes and apical end of the tubers.  Creamy white flesh.
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Missaukee
"Missaukee"
MSJ461-1
Market class: Chip-processing and Tablestock
Traits:Strong foliar resistance to Late Blight (US8 genotype). Chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects. Moderate common scab resistance. Golden nematode resistant. Data sheet
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MSL228-1SPL



"Purple Haze"
MSL228-1SPL

Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Attractive and unique splashes of purple color around the eyes and apical end of the tubers.  Creamy white flesh. Data sheet
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Raspberry





"Raspberry"

Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Bright red skin and bright red flesh. Unique round shape for a red pigmented variety.

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Spartan Splash




"Spartan Splash"

Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Yellow skin with splashes of purple. Creamy yellow flesh. Excellent taste quality.
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MSH228-6




MSH228-6
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Moderate resistance to common scab. Good shape with chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects.  
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J126-9Y



MSJ126-9Y

Market class: Chip-processing and Tablestock
Traits:Strong resistance to common scab. Chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects, with long-term storage potential. Scab resistance combined with a yellow flesh also makes it an option in the tablestock market.
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K061-4



MSK061-4
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Strong resistance to common scab with above-average specific gravity.  Good shape with chip-processing quality and low incidence of internal defects.  
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MSL007-B





MSL007-B
Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Strong resistance to common scab.
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L211-3



MSL211-3

Market class: Tablestock
Traits:Strong resistance to both common scab and foliar late blight. Bright and smooth skin with excellent tuber shape and white flesh with a low incidence of internal defects.
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MSQ086-3






MS
Q086-3
Market class: Tablestock and Chip-Processing
Traits: White flesh with high yield and early bulking potential.
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MSQ440-2




MSQ440-2

Market class: Chip-processing
Traits:  Strong resistance to common scab.
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Q558-2RR





MSQ558-2RR

Market class: Chip-processing and tablestock
Traits:
Specialty breeding line with red skin and red flesh. Red chips.
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MSR061-1





MSR061-1

Market class: Chip-processing
Traits:
Resistance to common scab
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MSR127-2





MSR127-2

Market class: Chip-processing
Traits: Strong resistance to common scab.
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MSR169-8Y




MSR169-8Y

Market class: Chip Processing
Traits: Strong resistance to common scab. Long term storage potential
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MSS165-2Y





MSS165-2Y

Market class: Tablestock
Traits: Bright yellow flesh
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Spunta G2


"Spunta G2"

Market class: Tablestock
Traits:
A Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)-cry1Ia1 gene was successfully introduced into the potato variety Spunta. Transgenic lines were shown to have a high level of resistance to tuber moth. The potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella Zeller) is a primary problem facing potato farmers in developing countries. For more information see our publications in 2010. [top]
Specialty colors





Specialty Lines

New specialty breeding lines with various skin and flesh color combinations.
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