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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Storage Management of Alturas Potatoes

Authors
item Brandt, T. - UNIV OF ID, KIMBERLY, ID
item Olsen, N. - UNIV OF ID, KIMBERLY, ID
item Kleinkopf, G. - UNIV OF ID, KIMBERLY, ID
item NOVY, RICHARD

Submitted to: University of Idaho Miscellaneous Publication
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: October 1, 2006
Publication Date: October 1, 2006
Citation: Brandt, T.L., Olsen, N., Kleinkopf, G., Novy, R.G. 2006. Storage Management of Alturas Potatoes. CIS 1134, University of Idaho Extension

Interpretive Summary: Alturas is a multi-purpose potato variety released by the Agricultural Research Service and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2002. Originally developed for use by the dehydration industry, Alturas has since been adopted for use in the production of frozen potato products as well, and is the seventh most widely-grown potato variety in the United States. This publication provides data and recommendations concerning the storage management of this variety to optimize the quality of its processed products.

Technical Abstract: Alturas is a multi-purpose potato variety released by the Agricultural Research Service and the agricultural experiment stations of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2002. Originally developed for use by the dehydration industry, Alturas has since been adopted for use in the production of frozen potato products as well, and is the seventh most widely-grown potato variety in the United States. This publication provides data and recommendations concerning the storage management of this variety to optimize the quality of its processed products.

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