´╗┐Submitting New Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions


1. Check to see if your new cultivar is already in the Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions

2. Make a description of the new vegetable cultivar –

  • Vegetable crop:
  • Cultivar name:
  • Experimental designation:
  • Breeder:
  • Vendor:
  • Parentage:
  • Characteristics:
  • Resistance:
  • Similar:
  • Adaptation:
  • Reference:
  • PVP:
  • Year released:
  • Photograph:

3. Send description by email (or fax or mail) to –

4. You may want to include a photograph (or digital image in TIFF or JPEG)

5. If you do not get a response to your email or fax submission of the cultivar description, please resubmit it (occasionally, email or fax transmissions fail)

6. Example-

January 1, 2003Memorandum

TO: Todd Wehner (todd_wehner@ncsu.edu)

FROM: John Smith, Plant Breeder (Vegetable Seed Co.)

SUBJECT: New vegetable cultivar description

We just released a new vegetable cultivar, which is described below. Please add it to the vegetable cultivar list.

Thank you.

  • Description of Cultivar 1
  • Vegetable crop: Cucumber
  • Cultivar name: Raleigh
  • Experimental designation: G 56
  • Breeder: R.L. Lower, T.C. Wehner and S.F. Jenkins Jr. (University of Wisconsin, Madison and North Carolina State University, Raleigh)
  • Vendor: United Genetics
  • Parentage: F1 hybrid, Gy 4 x M 21
  • Characteristics: predominantly gynoecious pickling hybrid, dark green fruit, L/D 3.1, good processing quality
  • Resistance: scab, fusarium wilt, cucumber mosaic virus, downy mildew, powdery mildew, anthracnose, angular leaf spot
  • Similar: Calypso
  • Adaptation: wide; most cucumber production areas of the U.S.
  • Reference: HortScience 26:77-78
  • PVP: none
  • Year released: 1991
  • Photograph: none