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WARF: P01012US

  • Assigned to WARF as biological material.

Inbred Table Beet W446A and W446B


INVENTORS -

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. W446 is an inbred table beet line with a good exterior and uniformity of type. It also possesses multigerm seed, a short cylindrical root, green/red foliage, and a small crown. W446A and 446B were derived from the cross [W364 x (Forono x (W416 x W395))]. W416 and W395 are unreleased inbred lines, while W364 is a multigerm line that was previously released by the University of Wisconsin Table Beet Breeding Program. W446A is a red-anthered sterile and W446B is the maintainer genotype.
APPLICATIONS
  • Suitable for use in both fresh market and processing table beet hybrid cultivars
KEY BENEFITS
  • Good exterior and uniformity of type
  • Possesses multigerm seed, green/red foliage, a short, cylindrical root and a small crown
Contact Information
For current licensing status, please contact Emily Bauer at emily@warf.org or 608-960-9842.
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