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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.


Eva
Other Varieties 
  

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


Belongs to
Seed Potatoes  »  Chip Stock
Processing Potatoes  »  Chip Stock


Botanical Features
Plants - medium height, semi-erect; stems weakly pigmented; prominent waived single wings; nodes swollen.
Leaves - medium green, closed; midribs and petioles not pigmented.
Primary leaflets: three pairs; ovate; tip cuspidate; base cordate.
Terminal leaflets: ovate; tip cuspidate; base obtuse.
Flowers - medium frequency, corolla white on both surfaces, medium size; orange anthers; flower buds weakly pigmented; calyxes and peduncles light green.
Tubers - round to slightly oval; smooth white skin; shallow eyes, predominantly apical; white flesh.
Sprouts - spherical; red-violet; base moderately pubescent, strongly pigmented; tip weakly pubescent, weakly pigmented, closed habit.


Agricultural Features
Medium yielding variety of very attractive appearance; well shaped and uniform sized tubers; good resistance to internal defects such as hollow heart and internal necrosis. Long dormancy period; good storage capability. High specific gravity.
Remark: pre-cutting or warming seed is recommended.
Utilization - good for boiling and baking, acceptable chip color; slight darkening after boiling (similar to Superior).
Chief Markets - fresh market and chips.


Reaction To Diseases
Moderately Resistant - early blight, corky ringspot (Tobacco rattle virus symptoms), powdery scab.
Resistant - golden nematode (Globodera rostochiensis Ro1).
Susceptible - late blight.



Source: CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
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