Chieftain

High yielding variety, attractive appearance, widely adapted. Undersizing can be a problem if soil moisture becomes limiting. Well suited for washing at maturity. Good storability. Medium specific gravity.

  • Remark: space at 15 cm with low nitrogen for seed export.
  • Utilization: good to excellent for boiling, good for chipping at harvest, excellent for French frying; not suitable for processing.
  • Chief Market: seed export, fresh market, and pre-peeled product in the institutional trade.

Source : Canadian Food Inspection Agency