ABSTRACT: Male Asparagus Hybrid Named ‘M256’

Tech ID: 29633 / UC Case 2004-517-0


‘M256’ is a new and distinct male asparagus hybrid that is used to produce asparagus cultivars that have commercially desirable traits. ‘M256’ can be distinguished from the closest varieties known to the inventor by its ability to produce offspring that have a higher proportion of marketable spears with tightly appressed bracts, and a significantly higher total yield when yields are added over several years. The variety is further distinguished by its ability confer early spear emergence to its progeny.

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Country Type Number Dated Case
United States Of America Issued Patent PP 20629 01/05/2010 2004-517


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