Plant Variety Releases for 2000
For full details on Plant Variety Releases go to the http://variety.wsu.edu/ website.
LeBaron is a small red dry bean cultivar which is resistant to BCMV, bean common mosaic virus. LeBaron was developed by An Hang (Washington State University), Matt Sibernagel (USDA-ARS - retired), Phil Miklas (USDA-ARS Prosser) and George Hosfield (USDA-ARS East Lansing).
Navy and Black Bean Germplasm lines USNA-CBB-1, USNA-CBB-2, USNA-CBB-3, USNA-CBB-4 and USBK-CBB-5, having resistance to common bacterial blight, were developed by An Hang (Washington State University), Phil Miklas (USDA-ARSProsser), W.R. Smith (USDA-ARSMayaguez Peurto Rico), K.F. Grafton (North Dakota State University), and J.D. Kelly (Michigan State University).
Coho, a red raspberry variety which yields large quantities of late-ripening, medium large, bright red, firm berries, was released by Washington State University, Oregon State University and the University of Idaho. Coho is ideal for the late market season.
RG-BFT photoperiod insensitive and rapid-flowering autogamous birdsfoot trefoil genetic stock, is a plant variety to be used for Mendelian inheritance studies in birdsfoot trefoil. This autogamous plant was jointly released by the USDA-ARS, Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho.
Gem Russet is a late-medium potato variety for both the fresh market and french fry processing. The tubers of Gem Russet are desirable for these purposes since they have less secondary growth. Gem Russet was jointly released by the USDA Agricultural Research Service and the state experiment stations of Idaho, Washington and Oregon.
The club wheat variety Temple which was developed for lower rainfall areas, has superior test weight, flour yield, overall mill score and cookie diameter when compared with several other varieties. This club wheat was jointly released by USDA-ARS, Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho.
Ida Rose is a red-skinned potato suitable for home gardening and for the fresh market with good long-term storage characteristics. This potato was jointly released by the University of Idaho, Washington State University, Oregon State University, the University of California Davis and the USDA-ARS.