Denomination: 'PPS02-182'
Botanical Name: Brassica napus
Applicant/Holder: Bayer CropScience Inc.
Site 600, R.R. #6
P.O. Box 117
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 3J9
Breeder: Hieronim Polewicz, Bayer CropScience Inc., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Application Date: 2003-05-06
Application Number: 03-3661
Protective direction granted: 2003-05-06
Grant of Rights Date: 2005-05-24
Certificate Number: 2110
Exemption from compulsory licensing: Yes
Expiry date for exemption from compulsory licensing: 2007-05-24
Date rights surrendered: 2015-02-11

Variety Description

Varieties used for comparison: '2733' and 'Quantum'

Summary: 'PPS02-182' has a narrower cotyledon than '2733' and 'Quantum'. The cotyledon of 'PPS02-182' is shorter than in '2733'. 'PPS02-182' has more leaf lobes than 'Quantum'. The leaf petiole of 'PPS02-182' is longer than in 'Quantum'. The silique of 'PPS02-182' is shorter than in 'Quantum'. 'PPS02-182' is not resistant to glufosinate ammonium (Liberty) while '2733' is.


'PPS02-182' is an open pollinated spring canola variety. The cotyledons are narrow to medium in width, and medium in length. Leaf blades are medium green in colour with a medium number of lobes. The leaf margin is rounded with a low density of dentations that are shallow in depth. The leaves are long, and medium to wide in width, with a long petiole. The yellow flower petals are medium in length and width. The semi-erect to horizontal siliques are short to medium in length, narrow to medium in width, with a short to medium beak and pedicel length. The plants are medium to tall in height. Seed colour is black. 'PPS02-182' has very low erucic acid content and very low glucosinolates. 'PPS02-182' is not resistant to glufosinate ammonium herbicides.

Origin & Breeding History: 'PPS02-182' was derived from cross PGS1805 / 97CGH403 using pedigree selection and inbreeding. 'PPS02-182' was selected in 2000 on the basis of per se performance, height, vigour, maturity, blackleg resistance, oil content, fatty acid profile, and glucosinolates content. Breeder seed production of 'PPS02-182' commenced in the 2002 season.

Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted at the Bayer CropScience facility in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 2002, 2003. Plots consisted of 3 rows 6 meters in length with 50 cm row spacing. There were 2 replications laid out in a RCB design.

Comparison tables for 'PPS02-182' with reference varieties '2733' and 'Quantum'

Cotyledon width (mm)

  'PPS02-182' '2733' 'Quantum'
mean 24.2 29.7 28.1

Cotyledon length (mm)

  'PPS02-182' '2733' 'Quantum'
mean 12.6 14.6 13.1

Leaf petiole length (mm)

  'PPS02-182' '2733' 'Quantum'
mean 116.8 93.1 77.1

Silique length (mm)

  'PPS02-182' '2733' 'Quantum'
mean 55.8 61.8 68.0
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