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dc.contributor.author Olsen, Orvil Alva en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T18:11:32Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T18:11:32Z
dc.date.issued 1948 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72795244 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/4627
dc.description.abstract The Manitoba Potato Breeding Program was begun at the University of Manitoba in 1942, for the purpose of developing potato varieties suitable to Manitoba conditions, and for improving the quality of potatoes grown in the province. By 1946, several promising selections had been made. A number of varieties had also been introduced by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Dominion Experimental Farm Service, and private potato breeders in Canada. In order to obtain a measure of the cooking quality of such selections and of recently introduced varieties under Manitoba conditions, the study reported here was undertaken during 1946 and 1947. The soil of the University of Manitoba experimental plots is Red River clay. This soil is not representative of all areas of the province where potatoes are a crop of economic importance. Therefore it became necessary to determine the differences in degrees of cooking quality of the varieties and selections when grown in areas outside of the Red River Valley. No experimental work had been done in the province, prior to this date, to determine whether or not differences in cooking quality developed when the same variety was grown in different areas... en_US
dc.format.extent 43 p. en_US
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dc.language en en_US
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dc.rights The reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner. en_US
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dc.title The effect of variety, location and yield on the specific gravity of potatoes grown in Manitoba en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.degree.discipline Plant Science en_US


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