Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Animals, Agriculture & Food
Animals Agriculture Food
Inbred Carrot Lines W279A and W279B
WARF: P00223US

Inventors: Irwin Goldman, Dwight "Nick" Breitbach

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is seeking commercial partners interested in new carrot varieties.
According to the USDA, Wisconsin farmers produced 73,610 tons of carrots in 2010.
The Invention
UW-Madison researchers have developed a new line of carrots. W279A (sterile) and W279B (maintainer) represent long Chantenay type, inbred carrot lines with medium green foliage. W279 was derived from a cross between W267, an unreleased, inbred line, and W233, an inbred line previously released by the University of Wisconsin Carrot Breeding Program.
  • Suitable for use in both fresh market and processing carrot hybrid cultivars
Key Benefits
  • Long Chantenay type with medium green foliage
Additional Information
For More Information About the Inventors
For current licensing status, please contact Emily Bauer at [javascript protected email address] or 608-960-9842