|Neutral ||Farmerdill ||On Feb 17, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
Named in 1964 by Frito-Lay, Inc. Bred and selected by the USDA in Maine from a 1953 cross of Katahdin selfed, by Chippewa selfed. A mid-season maturity variety with medium yields and widely used for chip processing from the field and from extended storage. Monona is widely grown in the North Central and Northeastern areas of the U.S. and in Canada. Tubers are oblong to ovate, somewhat irregular, flattened with smooth, light-cream buff skin and white fleshed. Eyes are shallow to medium deep.