Red Gold potato

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Red Gold potato is an early variety of North American potato. It has a red skin with yellow flesh inside.[1] It is resistant to potato leafroll virus and potato virus Y and moderately resistant to common scab,[2] but susceptible to potato virus a and potato virus s.

Red Gold was bred in Canda in the 1970s and registered in 1987.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Red Gold, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, February 7, 2005. 
  2. ^ Coffin, R.; Johnston, G. R.; McKeown, A. et al. (February 1988), Red Gold: A yellow-fleshed, red-skinned potato cultivar with short dormancy and high tuber set, American Potato Journal (Springer) 65 (2): 49–55.