University of Florida Potato Variety Trials Spotlight: ‘Harley Blackwell’
Typical tuber and internal flesh color of ‘Harley Blackwell’ potato variety. Credits: Kathleen Haynes, UF/IFAS
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Keywords

Solanum tuberosum
variety
potato breeding
chip processing

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Abstract

‘Harley Blackwell’ is a potato variety that is commonly grown for the potato chip market. It was selected from the progeny of a cross between B0155-24 and B9935-8 and tested under the pedigree B0564-8. It was released and named jointly by the Agricultural Research Service, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Research Service of North Carolina, the Agricultural Experiment Stations of Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, and New York, and the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station in 2000. Tuber production and quality results provided in this spotlight are summarized from various variety trials conducted at the UF/IFAS Hastings Agricultural Extension Center between 1998 and 2019.
This is a minor revision with an author addition, last updated 5/2017. 
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/hs1298

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-hs1298-2021
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