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Following is a list of publications on potato-related research that are available from the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station. Some publications are also available in an electronic format, which may be accessed by clicking on the publication number.

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Bulletins

  • B850–Representative farm budgets and performance indicators for integrated farming practices in Maine, by Hoshide, Dalton and Smith (2004)
  • B843–The ecology, economics, and management of potato cropping systems: A report of the first four years of the Maine potato ecosystem project, by Alford, et al. (1996)
  • B834–An economic analysis of crops grown in rotation with potatoes in Aroostook County, Maine, by Westra and Boyle (1991)
  • B832–The profitability of supplemental irrigation for Maine potatoes, by Marra and Woods (1990)
  • B831–The role of human capital in the adoption of conservation tillage: The case of Aroostook County, Maine, potato farmers, by Marra and Ssali (1990)
  • B814–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the northeastern states, 1985, by Porter, et al. (1986)
  • B811–Field appraisal of resource management systems, FARMS: crop yield and quality relationships with soil erosion, 1982, by Hepler, et al. (1985)
  • B806–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the northeastern states, 1985, by Murphy, et al. (1985)
  • B801–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the northeastern states, 1983, by Murphy, et al. (1984)
  • B790–Effects of the Symbex System on yield, quality, tuber size and distribution of Katahdin potatoes, Maine 1979-81, by Morrow and Murphy (1983)
  • B785–The effect of nitrogen fertilization and seed-piece spacing on yield and quality of Allagash Russet, and potato seedlings, by Porter, Morrow, and Murphy (1983)
  • B782–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the northeastern states, by Murphy, et al. (1982)
  • B777–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the northeastern states, by Murphy, et al. (1981)
  • B753–The uptake of nutrients by Katahdin potatoes as influenced by soil moisture regimes and rates of fertilization, by Kaira and Struchtemeyer (1979)
  • B748–Potato variety trials for 1977, by Murphy, et al. (1978)
  • B736–Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and West Virginia potato variety trials for 1976, by Murphy, et al. (1977)
  • B730–Costs, returns and capital requirements for producing potatoes in Maine, by Krofta and Harlan (1977)
  • B716–Utilization of production and marketing by Maine potato producers, by Pelsue (1975)
  • B714–Effect of differential fertilizer rates and supplementary irrigation on yield, quality and chemical composition of Katahdin potatoes, by Murphy, Goven, and Plate (1975)
  • B711–Potato products for feeding purposes, by Dickey, Gerry, and Brugman (1974)
  • B706–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont potato variety trials for 1973, by Murphy, et al.  (1974)
  • B702–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont potato variety trials for 1972, by Murphy, et al.  (1973)
  • B701–Costs, returns and efficiency of potato production in Maine, by Harlan (1973)
  • B697–Optimum number, size and location of tablestock potato packing plants in Maine, by King, Grant, Micka (1972)
  • B695–Maine-New Hamphire-Vermont potato variety trials for 1971, by Murphy, et al. (1972)
  • B692–Maine-New Hampshire-Vermont potato variety trials for 1970, by Murphy, et al. (1971)
  • B691–Sizing long white potatoes, by Potter and Smith (1971)
  • B690–Use of a float roll table in potato grading operations, by Hunter and Yaeger (1971)
  • B688–Studies on the storing of washed potatoes in Maine, by Johnston (1971)
  • B681–Economic impacts of a changing labor force in Aroostook County, Maine. Phase 1: Effects on potato farm organization, by Micka and Krofta (1970)
  • B670–Use of forced air ventilation to control wet breakdown of field-frosted potatoes in storage, by Hunter and Wilson (1969)
  • B667–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont potato variety trials for 1968, by Murphy and Goven (1969)
  • B663–Bruising of potatoes removed from storage by different systems, by Johnston and Wilson (1968)
  • B659–Possible changes in procurement practices of retailers and wholesalers of Maine potatoes, by Perry (1968)
  • B652–Effect of differential rates of phosphorus, potassium, and lime on yield…of the Katahdin and Russet Burbank, by Murphy, Carpenter, and Goven (1967)
  • B651–Factors affecting chip color of the white potato in Maine, by Murphy and Goven (1967)
  • B647–Water conservation in potato processing, by Highlands, Al-Hakim, and Hogan (1967)
  • B646–Aerial photographic methods of potato disease detection, by Manzer and Cooper (1967)
  • B644–Maine-New Hampshire-Vermont potato variety trials for 1966, by Murphy, et al. (1966)
  • B636–Pallets boxes vs. deep bins: A comparison of potato quality control, by Johnston, Toko, and Wilson (1966)
  • B635–Cost of producing potatoes in central Aroostook County, Maine, by Pullen and Tuthill (1965)
  • B631–Attitudes of Aroostook potato growers toward marketing and processing, by Perry (1965)
  • B624–A comparison of several peeling methods as applied to Maine potatoes for processing, by Pelletier, Getchel, and Highlands (1964)
  • B602–Progress on insect and disease problems on potatoes in Maine: Biology and control of aphids, by Simpson and Shands (1962)

Technical Bulletins

  • TB205–Cost of supplemental irrigation for potato production in Maine, by Silver, Afeworki, and Criner (2011)
  • TB201–Comparison of the efficacy of sodium acid sulfate and citric acid treatments in reducing acrylamide formation in french fries, by Kim et al. (2009)
  • TB128Beauveria bassiana for control of Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Maine, by Storch and Dill (1987)
  • TB116–Integrated systems for managing potatoes in the Northeast, by White and Lazarus, eds. (1986)
  • TB115–Growth and development of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) fed foliar, by Melville, et al. (1985)
  • TB111–An examination of alternative investment strategies for potato market improvement funds, by Nowak and Kezis (1983)
  • TB103–Factors determining potato chipping quality, by Work, Kezis, and True (1981)
  • TB096–A prediction model for Maine’s potato production, by Kezis et al. (1979)
  • TB085–A new potato scab problem in Maine, by Manzer et al. (1977)
  • TB083–Insecticidal control of potato infesting aphids in northeastern Maine, by Simpson and Storch (1976)
  • TB060–Survey of internal parasites of potato infesting aphids in northeastern Maine, by Shands, Simpson, and Gordon (1972)
  • TB057–Effects of cultural methods for controlling aphids on potatoes in northeastern Maine, by Shands, Simpson, and Murphy (1972)
  • TB056–Effects of differing abundance levels of aphids and of certain virus diseases upon yield and virus disease spread in potatoes, by Shands, et al. (1972)
  • TB054–Importance of arthropod predators in controlling aphids on potatoes in northeastern Maine, by Shands, et al. (1972)
  • TB052–Seasonal population trends and productiveness of the potato aphid on swamp rose in northeastern Maine, by Shands, Simpson, and Wave (1971)
  • TB043–Field recognition of the larvae of native Coccinellidae, common to the potato fields of Aroostook County, by Storch (1970)
  • TB019–Parasites of potato-infesting aphids in northeastern Maine, by Shands, et al. (1965)
  • TB006–Importance of entomogenous fungi in controlling aphids on potatoes in northeastern Maine, by Shands, Simpson and Hall (1963)
  • TB005–Effects of factorially combined levels of sulphur and magnesium on potato plants, Solanum tuberosum, by Gausman and Estes (1963)
  • TB003–Studies concerning effects of chloride and potassium on the nutrition of potato plants, Solanum tuberosum, by Gausman (1962)

Miscellaneous Reports

  • MR390–Survey of interest in creating an agribusiness park for selected Maine resource-based industries, by Kezis et al. (1995)
  • MR355–Consumer evaluations of selected Maine potato varieties in home use: Findings from market tests of 1988 and 1989, by Smith, et al. (1991)
  • MR346–Marketing Maine potatoes to foodservice: A case study, by Peavey, et al. (1990)

Miscellaneous Publications

  • MP760–Eastern regional potato trials 2007: Summary of NE1014 regional project field testing of new potato clones (2008)
  • MP758–Eastern regional potato trials 2006: Summary of NE1014 regional project field testing of new potato clones (2008)
  • MP757–Eastern regional potato trials 2005: Summary of NE1014 regional project field testing of new potato clones (2006)
  • MP756–Eastern regional potato trials 2004: Summary of NE1014 regional project field testing of new potato clones (2006)
  • MP755–Eastern regional potato trials 2003: Summary of NE1014 regional project field testing of new potato clones (2006)
  • MP741–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the Northeastern States—1997, by Sisson et al. (1999)
  • MP723–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the Northeastern States—1993, by Morrow, et al. (1994)
  • MP718–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the Northeastern states—1992, by Morrow, et al. (1993)
  • MP717–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the Northeastern States—1991, by Morrow, et al. (1992)
  • MP711–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the Northeastern states—1990, by Morrow, et al. (1991)
  • MP704–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the Northeastern states—1988, by Porter, et al. (1989)
  • MP703–A summary and analysis of the foodservice industry and trends in potato usage, by Kezis, et al. (1990)
  • MP701–French fry quality: A varietal preference test, by True, et al. (1989)
  • MP697–Performance evaluations of potato clones and varieties in the northeastern states-1987, by Porter, et al. (1988)
  • MP686–Bibliography of literature of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say, by Dill and Storch (1992)
  • MP673–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont potato variety trials, 1965, by Murphy, et al. (1966)
  • MP665–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont potato variety trials, 1964, by Murphy, et al.  (1965)


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