PRI Disease Resistant Apple Breeding Program

 
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Redfree
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Co-op 19

(PRI 2318-104 = NJ. 57249 x PRI 854-100) (Dayton et al. 1977)

Brief Description

  • Fruit: 70 to 76 mm (2-3/4 to 3 in.); oblate-round; cream to pale yellow ground color, very smooth, glossy finish, slightly striped, washed, 50 to 95% light red to pink, attractive; fine grained, pale yellow colored, somewhat crisp yet tender flesh at harvest, softening after storage; mildly sub-acid, spicy, full rich flavor; very juicy. Light cropping. Retains quality for three to four weeks in refrigerated storage.
  • Season of Maturity: Eight weeks before 'Delicious'.
  • Tree: vigorous, slightly upright, weeping downward from the top. Strong tendency to bear clustered fruit on the tips of branches; tendency for fruit to drop when ripe.
  • Disease Resistance: Field immune to apple scab; highly resistant to powdery mildew; highly resistant to cedar-apple rust; moderately resistant to fire blight.
  • Problems: Tender to soft flesh texture; limited storage-life; poor color development; uneven ripening; tendency for fruit drop; and poor growth habit.
  • General Recommendation: Problems too severe for further consideration. Discarded at Lafayette.
Co-op 19

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