Defender: A high-yielding, processing potato cultivar with foliar and tuber resistance to late blight

@article{Novy2008DefenderAH,
  title={Defender: A high-yielding, processing potato cultivar with foliar and tuber resistance to late blight},
  author={R. G. Novy and Steve L. Love and Dennis L. Corsini and Joseph J. Pavek and Jonathan L. Whitworth and Alvin Ray Mosley and Steve R. James and Dan C. Hane and Clinton C. Shock and Kenneth Rykbost and C. Randell Brown and Robert Earl Thornton and N. Richard Knowles and Mark J. Pavek and Nora L. Olsen and Debra Ann Inglis},
  journal={American Journal of Potato Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={83},
  pages={9-19}
}
The potato cultivar Defender is high-yielding, white-skinned, and notable for having foliar and tuber resistance to late blight infection caused byPhytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary. It was released in 2004 by the USDA-ARS and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Defender is suitable for processing into french fries and other frozen potato products directly from the field or from storage. Defender also may be used for fresh markets in regions such as… 
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