Regents of the University of Minnesota
Office for Technology Commercialization
Suite 160, 1000 Westgate Drive
St. Paul, Minnesota
United States of America
Paul B. Savereide, Regents of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States of America
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2007-10-10|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2025-10-10|
Variety used for comparison: 'Golden Star'
Summary: '98-M91-1' has wider leaves with a deeper lower lobe sinus than 'Golden Star'. The flower heads of '98-M91-1' have less ray florets than those of 'Golden Star'. The ray florets of '98-M91-1' are shorter with longer corolla tubes and lighter yellow than those of 'Golden Star'.
PLANT: natural season cultural system, pinched plant type, spray flowering type, use as pot plant
STEM: very weak to moderate anthocyanin colouration
LEAF: truncate base, sinus between lateral leaf lobes has diverging to parallel margins
FLOWER HEAD: single to semi-double type, spoon to quill subtype, self-coloured, yellow colour group, light colour intensity, no bracts among florets
RAY FLORETS: straight longitudinal axis, shape of end spatulate to quilled, fringed tip, light yellow on the upper and lower side
DISC: tubular disc florets massed at centre, yellow orange with light green in centre
Origin & Breeding History: The chrysanthemum variety '98-M91-1' originated from the selfing of variety '95-23-87' performed in 1994 at St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. The new variety was selected from the progeny in the fall of 1995. Asexual propagation of the variety has been conducted through the use of terminal or stem cuttings.
Tests & Trials: The test and trial for '98-M91-1' was conducted during the fall of 2006 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 15 plants of each variety. Rooted cuttings were transplanted into 20 cm pots on July 13, 2006. The trial was grown outdoors under natural light conditions. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on September 27, 2006. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for '98-M91-1' with reference variety 'Golden Star'
Plant height (cm)
Primary lateral shoots (count)
Leaf width (cm)
Length of leaf lower lobe (cm)
Depth of leaf lower lobe sinus (cm)
Length of ray floret (cm)
Length of corolla tube (cm)
Diameter of disc (cm)
Colour of ray floret (RHS)
Colour of disc (RHS)
|main||15A with 144C in the centre||N144A with tones of 14A|
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