|Previously Proposed Denomination:||'SW Carrousel'|
|Botanical Name:||Pisum sativum|
Lantmännen SW Seed AB
Lantmännen SW Seed AB, Svalöv, Sweden
|Agent in Canada:||
Lantmännen SW Seed Ltd.
510 Blackthorn Crescent
|Grant of Rights Date:||2007-10-03|
|Date rights surrendered:||2010-11-01|
Variety used for comparison: 'Carneval'
Summary: 'SW Carousel' flowers slightly earlier than 'Carneval'. The pod of 'SW Carousel' is smaller than 'Carneval'. 'SW Carousel' has a stronger curvature of the pod than 'Carneval'. 'SW Carousel' has better powdery mildew resistance than 'Carneval'.
PLANT: stem fasciation absent, green, no anthocyanin colouration, semi-leafless, flowers early to mid season, very early maturity
STEM: medium vine length
STIPULE: normal, absence of rabbit eared, green, waxy, small to medium size, sparse flecking
FLOWERS: white, small to medium size, one to two per node
POD: medium length and width, weak concave curvature, blunt distal part, green, parchment present, medium number of ovules, light green immature seeds
SEED: simple starch grain, yellow, round shape, smooth, small to medium size
AGRONOMY: strong lodging resistance, high yielding
QUALITY: below average protein content
DISEASE: resistant to powdery mildew (Erysiphe polygoni)
Origin & Breeding History: 'SW Carousel' whose experimental number is SW 995848, was developed by Svalof Weibull AB, Svalov, Sweden. The original cross took place in 1995. A pedigree breeding method was used. The variety originates from a single plant selection in the F5 generation. Selection criteria included yield, semi-leafless trait, stalk stiffness, seed colour and early maturity.
Tests & Trials: Trials were conducted in the summers of 2004 and 2006 in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan. Plots consisted of 8 rows spaced 15 cm apart with a row length of 6 metres. There were 2 replicates arranged in a RCB design.
Comparison tables for 'SW Carousel' with reference variety 'Carneval'
Pod length (mm)
Pod width (mm)
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