Variety Name: WanetaRights Holder | Breeder: CORNELL UNIVERSITYCountry of Origin: United United StatesYear of of introduction: 2011
Waneta is a late season maincrop variety developed by Cornell University. Waneta produces large attractive oblong tubers with a large size profile. Waneta has the ability to produce excellent chip colour and maintains quality throughout the storage period.
  • Utilization: Chip
  • Maturity: late Maincrop (105-110 DAP)
  • Yield: High
  • Skin Color: White, moderately textured
  • Flesh Color: White
  • Tuber Shape: Oblong
  • Tuber Set: 7-9
  • Dry Matter: 20.4-20.8%, less than Atlantic
  • Dormancy: moderate to long

Variety Strengths:
  • High marketable yield
  • Produces large bold tubers
  • Moderate resistance to Common scab
  • Resistance to Golden nematode moderate to high tolerance to mechanical damage
  • Black spot less susceptible than Snowden
  • Very low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Low sugar accumulation in storage, can chip from 45 F without reconditioning
  • Yield average 95% of Atlantic
  • Specific gravity is significantly lower than
  • Atlantic Requires a closer in row spacing (8-9 inch)

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