PRI Disease Resistant Apple Breeding Program

 
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Prima
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Priscilla
Sir Prize
Co-op 6
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Co-op 8
Co-op 9
Co-op 10
Co-op 11
Co-op 12
Redfree
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Co-op 20
Dayton
Jonafree
Williams' Pride
Co-op 24
Scarlett O'Hara
Co-op 26
Co-op 27
Co-op 28
Sundance
Enterprise
WineCrisp
Pristine
Pixie Crunch
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Co-op 35
Co-op 36
Co-op 37
GoldRush
CrimsonCrisp
Co-op 40
Co-op 41
Co-op 42
Juliet
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Priam
McShay
 

Co-op 3

(PRI 1686-1 = N.J. 8 x PRI 558-1) (Williams et al. 1967)

Brief Description

  • Fruit: 57 to 70 mm (2-1/4 to 2-3/4 in.); round to short conic; green yellow to yellow ground color, bright finish; slightly striped, 60 to 80% medium red; medium grained, white to cream colored, slightly crisp yet tender flesh at harvest, softening after 3 weeks in storage; bland, spritely acid; moderately juicy.
  • Season of Maturity: Five weeks before 'Delicious'.
  • Tree: Semi-vigorous, spreading.
  • Disease Resistance: Field immune to apple scab; good resistance to powdery mildew; susceptible to fire blight; highly resistant to cedar-apple rust.
  • Problems: Insufficient flavor; tender flesh; small fruit size; uneven ripening; tendency for fruit drop; very short storage life; susceptibility to secondary diseases.
  • General Recommendation: Problems too severe for further consideration. Discarded at Lafayette.
Co-op 3

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