Following the announcement of the denomination of isolate UA201519B as Pfs:16 by the International Working Group of Peronospora (IWGP), Seminis are pleased to confirm that 8 varieties in the current UK portfolio have High Resistance (HR) to downy mildew race pf16.
These varieties are:
Seminis is the open field brand of Monsanto. IWGP consists of Spinach seed representatives from 10 companies and Naktuinbouw. The work is supported by research centres at the University of Arkansas and the University of California.