The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.

Potatoes

Express Licensing

 

Instructions to get licensed

To enter into (a) license agreement(s) for one or more potato varieties, please click on the link(s) below for your chosen license(s). Then download and complete the express license form(s).

 

For each variety that you would like to license, please print the license agreement, sign it, and scan it. Email your scanned partially executed license agreement to ctl-contracts@cornell.edu. We will have it counter-signed and will email a PDF of the fully executed license agreement back to you for your records.

 

Materials

Uihlein Farm of Cornell University is the official seed potato farm in New York State. This facility is used to develop disease-free nuclear seed stocks through pathogen-testing of seed originating from tissue cultured plantlets. Once you are licensed, please contact Uihlein Farm if you need a source for disease-free nuclear seed stock.

 

 

Chipping Varieties

Niagara potato

‘Lady Liberty’

Late-season chipstock producing smaller round-shaped tubers with netted skin. Excellent chip color from cold storage. Good-yielding ability. Moderate-to-good resistance to common scab. Suitable for the small-sized snack-pack market. Previously tested as NY152.

 

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY152) ‘Lady Liberty’ Express License

 

 

Brodie potato

‘Brodie’

Full season maturity chipstock producing large tubers with oblong shape. Smooth white skin with white flesh. Excellent chip color from cold storage. Excellent yielding ability. Resistant to the golden nematode (Ro1 & Ro2). The resistance to both strains is what makes this variety special. Previously tested as NY140.

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY140) ‘Brodie’ Express License

 

 

Lamoka potato

‘Lamoka’

Late maturity chipstock that produces attractive, round tubers. Specific gravity has averaged 0.004 less than ‘Atlantic’. Excellent chip color from cold storage. Good resistance to common scab. Resistant to the golden nematode (Ro1). Previously tested as NY-139.

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY139) ‘Lamoka’ Express License

 

 

Marcy potato

‘Marcy’

Late maturity chipstock. Large vines with white flowers. Tubers have scurfy skin with attractive round shape. Outstanding yield of large tubers. Generally free of pickouts due to external defects, small percentage of internal defects. Resistant to golden nematode and scab. Formerly test selection NY112.

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY112) ‘Marcy’ Express License

 

 

Waneta potato

‘Waneta’

Late maturity chipstock. Large tubers with attractive shape and moderately textured skin. In Cornell trials, yield has been comparable to ‘Atlantic’, while gravity has averaged 0.01 less than ‘Atlantic’. Few pickouts, but large tubers have shown 5 to 10% hollow heart. Very good chip color from 44 degree storage. Dormancy is six weeks longer than ‘Atlantic’. Less susceptible to blackspot than ‘Snowden’. Moderately resistant to common scab. Resistant to the golden nematode (Ro1). Previously tested as NY138.

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY138) ‘Waneta’ Express License

 

 

Table-stock Varieties

Brodie potato

‘Brodie’

Full season maturity chipstock producing large tubers with oblong shape. Smooth white skin with white flesh. Excellent chip color from cold storage. Excellent yielding ability. Resistant to the golden nematode (Ro1 & Ro2). The resistance to both strains is what makes this variety special. Previously tested as NY140.

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY140) ‘Brodie’ Express License

 

 

Algonquin potato

‘Algonquin’

Early to mid-season maturity white table-stock that features attractive large and oval tubers with a smoother skin than ‘Superior’. Good resistance to common scab. Resistant to race Ro1 of the golden nematode. Previously tested as NY141.

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY141) ‘Algonquin’ Express License

 

 

 

Upstate Abundance potato

‘Upstate Abundance’

Early season maturity white table-stock that produces many small round tubers with smooth skin. Resistant to race Ro1 of the golden nematode. Some resistance to common scab and late blight. Previously tested as NY150.

 

 

 

Non-Exclusive Potato (NY150) ‘Upstate Abundance’ Express License

 

 

Licensing Contact

 

Jess Stein
Senior Licensing and Business Development Officer
jessica.stein@cornell.edu