2020 Potato Cultivar Performance Workshop

Tuesday Jan 21, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm


1:30 pm    Cultivar display – view the clones and cultivars from this year’s trials


1:50           Field Performance and Agronomy Updates of New Clones & Cultivars

                  Mark Pavek, Zach Holden, Rudy Garza, WSU – Pullman, WA

2:10           Storability & Processing Quality of New Clones & Cultivars

                  Rick Knowles, Nora Fuller & Lisa Knowles, WSU – Pullman, WA

2:35           Variety Updates from Oregon

                  Brian Charlton, OSU – Klamath Falls, OR


3:00           Is it Time to Breed for Improved Flavor in Potatoes

                  Vidyasagar ‘Sagar’ Sathuvalli, OSU – Hermiston, OR


3:25           Break


3:45           Factors that influence cultivar nutritional value

                  Roy Navarre, USDA-ARS, Prosser, WA

4:10           Elimination of Tobacco Rattle Virus from Viruliferous Paratrichodours allius in Greenhouse Pot Experiments through Cultivation of Castle Russet    Richard Quick, Launa Cimrhakl, Hassan Mojtahedi, Vidyasagar Sathuvalli, Max J. Feldman, and Charles R. Brown

4:30           Adjourn