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Alaska Russet Potatoes



Alaska Russet Potatoes are oblong, with brownish-red skin that has some russetting on it.

Inside, they have white flesh.

They are marketed for table use by consumers.

History Notes

Alaska Russet Potatoes were developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at the University of Alaska in Dearborn, Alaska from a cross between Columbia Russet potatoes and a potato referred to as MN15-2. Released 1963.

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