b'other advancing selections. Sugar endsand produces exceptional fries. The spe- improve this in the future.areaphysiologicaldisorderresultingcificgravityislowerthanDakota from sugar deposition on the stem endTrailblazer,andrussetingisslightlyThe2022potatobreedingresearch ofthetuberratherthanstarchintheheavierthanforeitherparent.efforts were supported by Kelly Peppel damagedcells(lowstarchandhighND12241YB-1Russ continues to perform(researchspecialist),Dick(Richard) reducing sugar, Type 1, or classic sugarwell. While the vine maturity was ratedNilles (research technician), undergrad-ends). A second type is typified by hav- as medium-late (4.0 rating) in this trial,uatestudentsElizabethKrauseand ing both low starch and high reducingtubers bulk early and rapidly. This selec- Hunter Gallagher, and graduate students sugarsontheapical(bud)end,andationresultedfromacrossbetweenTannis Anderson and David Ngure.third, rare, type where the basal (stem)90245.1(aUruguayanselectionwith endaccumulatesreducingsugarwhileextremePVYresistance)xDakotaFinally, a sincere thank you to the many maintaininghighstarchlevels.SugarTrailblazer.Itistypey,uniform,moregrower cooperators including Hoverson end formation is sporadic and occurs inheavily russeted than either parent, andFarms, certified seed donators and sup-all fall potato production areas; it is trig- produces attractive fries. A new selectionpliers,theNorthlandPotatoGrowers geredbyheatstress,exacerbatedbyinadvancedtrialsin2022ofnoteisAssociationandMinnesotaAreaII water stress during early tuber bulking.ND1762-19Russ. This selection is earlyPotatoResearchandPromotion Hollowheart/browncenterwasverytomediummaturing(2.4rating),hasCouncil, JR Simplot, Cavendish Farms, minimal in 2022, unlike 2021, and thushighspecificgravity,anditproducesLambWestonandRDOFrozen,for isnotreportedhere.Ageneralratingoutstanding fry color from the field andresearchfundinginsupportofthese scoreisgiventoeachplotatgrading45oFstorage.Ithadmediumyieldefforts, and for all you do in support of (Table 1) based on a rating of 1 (poor,potential in this trial, thus refining thethe NDSU potato breeding and potato discard)to5(exceptional).Thescorenutrientmanagementprofilemayresearch efforts and our industry. (basicallyameritscore)isbasedon yield, appearance, overall tuber size pro- Please Come Enjoyfile, amongst other traits. Potato Golf Open 2023 The general rating scores across entrantsand Potato Associate Day!ranged from 2.4 for Russet Burbank and ND14110B-3Russto4.1forDakotaThursday, July 20th Russet.Blackspotandshatterbruise Hill Crest Golf Course results are visualized in Figure 1. Several selectionsandRussetBurbankhad Park River, N.D.blackspot bruise scores higher than the susceptiblecheck,RangerRusset.Questions? Contact the Bannock Russet was the most suscepti- Northland Potato ble to shatter bruise.Growers Association.218-773-3633DakotaRusset,DakotaTrailblazer,and ND060735-4Russwerethemostout-standinggenotypesacrossthetrial. ND060735-4Russ resulted from the cross of Dakota Russet x Dakota Trailblazer. It is very typey, uniform, tends to be free of both internal and external disorders, APRIL 2023 POTATO GROWER 19'