Breeding progress for potato chip quality in North American cultivars

  title={Breeding progress for potato chip quality in North American cultivars},
  author={Stephen L. Love and Joseph J. Pavek and Asunta Thompson-Johns and William H. Bohl},
  journal={American Journal of Potato Research},
Forty-four potato cultivars, released in the period between 1876 and the present were grown concurrently in field trials, stored simultaneously in three different environments, then evaluated for chip quality. They represented cultivars historically used and/or bred for potato chip production. Quality factors measured were tuber solids, chip color, reducing sugar levels, sucrose levels, and percent of defect-free chips. Tuber solids tended to increase in the late period cultivars, but trends… 

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