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Product Availability
The primary shipping season for our company is starting with the new crop in September, and finishing with storage crop in June. During this time period we monitor the quality and availability to ensure that our customers receive the best product possible.



Crop Protection
Red Isle Produce carries a complete line of crop protectants for farmers on Prince Edward Island. Crop protectants are delivered directly to the farm by Red Isle Produce. This helps us to maintain a very good relationship during the summer season with the farmers and gives us a good understanding about the availability and quality of the growing crop.


AC Novachip
Other Varieties 
  

Red Isle Produce - TuberRed Isle Produce - FleshRed Isle Produce - Flower


Belongs to
Seed Potatoes  »  Chip Stock


Botanical Features
Plants - medium large, upright to spreading; stems green, angular; narrow wings; nodes not swollen.
Leaves - medium green; semi-open; midribs and petioles not pigmented.
Terminal leaflets: broadly ovate; tip acute to acuminate; base generally truncate and symmetrical.
Primary leaflets: four to five pairs; narrowly ovate.
Flowers - white corolla with cream star; deep yellow anthers; buds white with a trace of lilac.
Tubers - oval to oblong, slightly flattened (small tubers are round); smooth buff coloured skin; shallow eyes, except medium deep at the bud end; white flesh.
Sprouts - spherical; medium red-violet colouration and medium pubescence at the base; tip closed without pigmentation or pubescence.


Agricultural Features
Medium high yielding variety; medium dormancy period; medium specific gravity. Tubers tend to be large; in row spacing should be 20 cm to avoid oversized tubers.
Utilization - good to excellent chipping quality, especially after long storage and reconditionning; good for boiling and baking.
Chief Markets - chipping.


Reaction To Diseases
Moderately Resistant - common scab, PVY.
Susceptible - leaf roll, rhizoctonia, early blight, pink eye in wet soils.
Highly Susceptible - late blight.



Source: CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
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