WARF: P01010US

  • Assigned to WARF as biological material.

Inbred Table Beet W434A and W434B


Irwin Goldman, Dwight "Nick" Breitbach

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is seeking commercial partners interested in new beet varieties.
OVERVIEWWisconsin is a top producer of beets in the U.S. Most of the beets grown in Wisconsin are red, although other varieties also can be found in the state.
THE INVENTIONUW-Madison researchers have developed a new line of beets. W434 is an inbred table beet line with multigerm seed, a cylindrical root, green/red foliage, intermediate leaves (partially rounded and partially strap-shaped), a small crown, a slightly tapered taproot, good smoothness and uniformity of type. W434A and W434B were obtained from the cross [Forono x (W330 x W416)]; W330 and W416 are unreleased, inbred lines. W434A is a sterile genotype with reddish-brown anthers and W434B is the maintainer genotype.
  • Suitable for use in both fresh market and processing table beet hybrid cultivars
  • Good smoothness and uniformity of type
  • Possesses multigerm seed, green/red foliage, a slightly tapered taproot, a small crown and intermediate leaves
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