Lamoka, a Variety with Excellent Chip Color Out of Cold Storage and Resistance to the Golden Cyst Nematode

Walter S. De Jong, Donald E. Halseth, Robert L. Plaisted, Xiaohong Wang, Keith L. Perry, Xinshun Qu, Ken M. Paddock, Matthew Falise, Barbara J. Christ, Gregory A. Porter

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Abstract

Lamoka is a white-skinned, white-fleshed potato variety notable for excellent chip color from cold storage, good yield and specific gravity, and resistance to both common scab and race Ro1 of the golden cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis). It was selected from a cross made at Cornell University in 1998 between NY120 and NY115. The tubers are round-oblong and slightly flattened, with shallow eyes and relatively smooth skin. Chip color out of cold storage is better than ‘Snowden’. Marketable yield averaged 90% of Snowden across 95 trials in New York, Pennsylvania and Maine, while specific gravity averaged 0.003 less than Snowden. Lamoka was released by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in 2011.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)148-152
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Potato Research
Volume94
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017

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  • Agronomy and Crop Science

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    De Jong, W. S., Halseth, D. E., Plaisted, R. L., Wang, X., Perry, K. L., Qu, X., Paddock, K. M., Falise, M., Christ, B. J., & Porter, G. A. (2017). Lamoka, a Variety with Excellent Chip Color Out of Cold Storage and Resistance to the Golden Cyst Nematode. American Journal of Potato Research, 94(2), 148-152. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12230-016-9557-x