russet Burbank


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russet Burbank

n.
A variety of large elongated potato with a rough reddish-brown skin. Also called Idaho2.

[After Luther Burbank.]
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1999) mostraram que a cultivar Russet Burbank, nao teve sua producao afetada quando o espacamento entre plantas variou de 15 a 30 cm; ja Rupp & Thornton (1992) encontraram diferencas na resposta ao espacamento em tres cultivares avaliadas em Washington, ocorrendo uma pequena reducao no retorno economico quando reduziu-se o espacamento para a cultivar Russet Norkotah, ja para a cultivar Russet Burbank a reducao no retorno economico foi maior.
The researchers' next step was to plant the progeny lines, called "breeding clones," in wireworm-infested field plots in southern Idaho and compare the feeding damage they sustained to that of flanking rows of Russet Burbank potatoes treated with or without an insecticide commonly used for controlling wireworm.
Plant Manager Thomas Modigell, who recently gave Quick Frozen Foods International editors a tour of the computer-controlled Aldrup facility, pointed out that potato varieties processed range from the early-season Zorba (which was developed by Agrarfrost agronomists) to the Agria and Russet Burbank.
The Idaho Potato Commission's booth at the SPC convention will feature fresh potatoes of all varieties, including the "famous Idaho Russet Burbank," says Seth Pemsler, vice president retail/international
Keystone's Garry Sloik says the cooperative has about 85 producers under contract who grow Russet Burbank potatoes, the majority for french fries.
Even before he lit out for California in 1875, Burbank created the blight-resistant Russet Burbank potato, still one of the world's most widely grown varieties.
Storage treatments given to Russet Burbank and Ranger Russet seed-tubers to create seven physiological ages.
1990s: Russet Burbank potato (Phytophthora infestans blight) is high in mass/water (the reason it is used for McDonalds fries); the blight spread over the world.
The new Kettle Chips use organic select Russet Burbank potatoes and organic expeller pressed high mono-unsaturated safflower and/or sunflower oil.
The Russet Burbank potato is a good example of the interplay between humans and nature.
Healy was fascinated by the Russet Burbank, "the original chipping potato.
He sold the rights to his famous Russet Burbank for a ticket to California.