Owyhee Russet, known as AO96160-3 prior to release, is a mid to late season russet variety with good appearance and processing quality. It produces reasonable yields with a high percentage of U.S. No. 1 tubers with relatively good size uniformity. It has high specific gravity, light fry color, few sugar ends, and few internal and external tuber defects. It is resistant to common scab and Fusarium dry rot and has moderate susceptibility to PVY and PLRV.
Owyhee Russet has been exclusively licensed for production and sale. Please contact the Potato Variety Management Institute or questions about the availability of this variety.