Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Animals, Agriculture & Food
Animals Agriculture Food
2018 Sweet Corn Inbreds
WARF: P190060US01

Inventors: William Tracy

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is seeking commercial partners interested in developing a new set of inbred corn lines with desirable flavor and texture characteristics.
The Invention
UW-Madison researchers have developed a new set of inbred corn lines with desirable traits such as high sugar content, creamy texture, tenderness and excellent flavor. Some lines also have attractive and high-quality purple color. 
  • Incorporating the breeding lines into breeding programs to develop and commercialize corn hybrids
  • Production of fresh market hybrids
Key Benefits
  • All lines have been tested in multiple inbred combinations for at least three seasons
  • The lines are competitive with or exceed the performance of commercial lines
  • Visually appealing corn with high quality characteristics¬†
For current licensing status, please contact Emily Bauer at [javascript protected email address] or 608-960-9842