Redwing

Pepper

Denomination: 'Redwing'
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Applicant/Holder: Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V.
Burgemeester Crezeelaan 40
Postbus 40, 2678 ZG
De Lier
Netherlands
Breeder: Astrid Schenkeveld, Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V., De Lier, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Rijk Zwaan Export B.V.
932 Mersea Road 7 RR #5
Leamington, Ontario
N8H 3V8
Canada
Tel: 226-344-6670
Application Date: 2010-11-25
Application Number: 11-7424

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Nirvin'

Summary: The plants of 'Redwing' are medium to tall whereas the plants of 'Nirvin' are of medium height. The upper side of the leaf blade of 'Redwing' is medium green whereas the leaf blade of 'Nirvin' is medium to dark green. The margin of the leaf blade of 'Redwing' has a medium degree of undulation whereas the margin of the leaf blade of 'Nirvin' has a weak degree of undulation. Before maturity, the intensity of colour of the fruit is strong for 'Redwing' whereas the intensity is medium to strong for 'Nirvin'. At maturity, the intensity of colour of the fruit is weak to medium for 'Redwing' whereas the intensity is medium for 'Nirvin'. The shape of the apex of the fruit of 'Redwing' is rounded whereas the shape of the apex of the fruit of 'Nirvin' is rounded to moderately depressed. The fruit of 'Redwing' matures mid-season whereas the fruit of 'Nirvin' matures early to mid-season.

Description:

SEEDLING: anthocyanin colouration of hypocotyl present

PLANT: medium to tall, no shortened internodes in upper part, medium length of internodes on primary side shoots
STEM: medium length, medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration of nodes, sparse to medium density of hairiness of nodes

LEAF BLADE: long, broad to very broad, medium green on upper side, broad elliptic to ovate shape, medium degree of undulation of margin, medium degree of blistering, moderately convex profile in cross-section, medium degree of glossiness on upper side

FLOWERING: begins mid-season
PEDUNCLE: semi-drooping attitude
FLOWER: anthocyanin colouration of anther present

STALK: medium to long, medium to thick
CALYX: non enveloping aspect
FRUIT: dark green before maturity, no anthocyanin colouration before maturity, drooping attitude, short to medium length, broad to very broad diameter, medium length to diameter ratio, square to trapezoidal shape in longitudinal section, angular shape in cross-section (at level of placenta), absent or very weak sinuation of pericarp at basal part, absent or very weak sinuation of pericarp excluding basal part, smooth or very slightly wrinkled surface, light to medium red at maturity, medium degree of glossiness, shallow stalk cavity, rounded apex, medium depth of interloculary grooves, equally three and four locules, medium thickness of flesh, no capsaicin in placenta, matures mid-season

DISEASE REACTIONS: resistance to Tobamovirus pathotypes P0, P1 and P1-2 present; resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus present; no resistance to Tobamovirus pathotype P1-2-3; no resistance to Potato Virus Y pathotypes 0, 1 and 1-2;

Origin & Breeding History: 'Redwing' (breeder designation 35-154 RZ) originated from a controlled cross conducted in June 2007, in De Lier, Netherlands. From the resulting progeny, 'Redwing' was selected in September 2008 for its plant vigour, fruit quality, yield, and resistance to Tabomavirus pathotypes P0, P1 and P1-2, and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Redwing' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number PPS01245, purchased from Naktuinbouw, Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. The trial was conducted by Naktuinbouw, Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands, in 2011.

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Pepper: 'Redwing' (left) with reference variety 'Nirvin' (right)

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Pepper: 'Redwing' (top) with reference variety 'Nirvin' (bottom)

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