Denomination: 'MSL SW 707C'
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: 03-3829
Grant of Rights Date: 2007-05-18
Certificate Number: 2743
Date rights surrendered: 2009-04-27

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Impulse'

Summary: 'MSL SW 707C' differs from 'Impulse' in silique and pedicel length. Both the silique and pedicel of 'MSL SW 707C' are shorter than those of 'Impulse'.


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

LEAF: blue green, medium number of lobes, rounded margins with shallow dentation

FLOWERS: yellow

SILIQUE: medium in length, medium-length beak, short 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 707C' 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.

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 707C' with reference variety 'Impulse'

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.

Silique length (mm) (p less than 0.001)

  'MSL SW 707C' 'Impulse'
mean 55.0 62.8
std. deviation 7.729 6.533

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

  'MSL SW 707C' 'Impulse'
mean 14.7 18.7
std. deviation 3.973 3.247
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