Denomination: 'MSL SW 710C RR'
Botanical Name: Brassica napus
Applicant/Holder: Lantmännen SW Seed AB
Onsjövägen 13
SE-268 81
Tel: 46 702 013 031

Norddeutsche Pflanzenzücht
Hans-Georg Lembke KG
Hohenlieth, D-24363
Tel: 043 51 736 130
Breeder: Lantmännen SW Seed AB, Svalöv, Sweden
Dietmar Brauer, Norddeutsche Pflanzenzücht, Holtsee, Germany
Agent in Canada: Lantmännen SW Seed Ltd.
510 Blackthorn Crescent
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7V 1A8
Tel: 306-955-9620
Application Date: 2003-08-27
Application Number: 03-3826
Grant of Rights Date: 2007-05-18
Certificate Number: 2740
Date rights surrendered: 2011-04-28

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'SW ARROW'

Summary: 'MSL SW 710C RR' differs from 'SW ARROW' in leaf blade colour, margin type, depth of margin dentation, flowering date, petal colour and silique pedicel length. The leaves of 'MSL SW 710C RR' are blue green whereas they are dark green in 'SW ARROW'. The leaves of 'MSL SW 710C RR' have a sharp margin with deep margin dentation whereas the leaves of 'SW ARROW' have a rounded margin with medium depth of margin dentation. 'MSL SW 710C RR' flowers 6 days earlier than 'SW ARROW'. The petals of 'MSL SW 710C RR' are yellow with white stripes in some environments whereas the petals of 'SW ARROW' are yellow. The silique pedicel of 'MSL SW 710C RR' is shorter than that of 'SW ARROW'.


PLANT: male sterile mother line, spring seasonal type, medium in height at maturity

LEAF: blue green, few lobes, sharp margins with deep dentation

FLOWERS: yellow with white stripes in some environments

SILIQUE: medium in length, medium-length beak, medium-length pedicel

SEED: black

QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS: erucic acid less than 0.0% of total fatty acids, high glucosinolate content less than 30 µmol/g

Origin & Breeding History: 'MSL SW 710C RR' was developed in Hohenlieth, Germany in conjunction with Svalöf Weibull AB, Svalöv, Sweden.The variety was derived from a cross made in 2000. Selection criteria included male sterility, earliness, straw stiffness, high oil and protein content, low glucosinolate and erucic acid content, blackleg resistance and glyphosate tolerance.

Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted during the summers of 2003 and 2005 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Plots consisted of 2 replicates of 8 rows spaced 15 cm apart, were 1.75 metres wide and 3.25 metres long. Plots were laid out in randomized complete block design.

Comparison tables for 'MSL SW 710C RR' with reference variety 'SW ARROW'

Means are based on a two year average of 60 plant parts for silique measurements. Differences are significant at the 2% probability level based on LSD values.

Flowering date (days from planting when 50% of plants show one or more flowers open)

mean 40.8 46.8

Silique pedicel length (mm) (p less than 0.001)

mean 13.9 19.5
std. deviation 2.423 3.230
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