NDSU Soybean Varieties

'ND Bison' Soybean (RFP-279)

ND Bison is a conventional soybean variety released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in 2016. ND Bison is not resistant to glyphosate. It is intented to be a replacement for Sheyenne.

'ND Henson' Soybean (RFP-265)

'ND Henson' is a soybean variety released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in 2015. 'ND Henson' is not resistant to glyphosate and is intended to be a replacement for 'Cavalier'.

'ND1406HP' Soybean (RFP-216)

'ND1406HP' is a conventional (non-GMO) soybean variety released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in 2014. It is intended for the high-protein, tofu, or soymilk specialty markets. 'ND1406HP' has better yield and quality for these specialty uses than other NDSU varieties and is best adapted to southeastern North Dakota. 'ND1406HP' has consistently had high protein content. It also is more resistant to lodging than 'ProSoy' and is rated higher than 'ProSoy' in overall tofu quality. The maturity of 'ND1406HP' is 0.6, which is six days earlier in maturity compared with 'ProSoy'.

'Ashtabula' Soybean (RFP-163)

'Ashtabula' is a conventional soybean variety (not resistant to glyphosate) released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in 2009. 'Ashtabula' has the pedigree ND95-952/Council. It has purple flower color, grey pubescence, brown pods, yellow hila and dull seed coat luster.

'Cavalier' Soybean (RFP-160)

'Cavalier' is a conventional soybean variety nontransgenic (not resistant to glyphosate) released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in 2008. The pedigree of 'Cavalier' is Sargent*ND96-1006. ND96-1006 is a line developed by NDSU that was never released. 'Cavalier' has purple flower color, tawny pubescence, brown pod color, and yellow hila with dull seed coat.

'Sheyenne' Soybean (RFP-142)

A conventional, nontransgenic soybean, 'Sheyenne' is expected to replace acreage of 'Barnes' and 'LaMoure', both NDSU-released varieties. 'Sheyenne' has good lodging resistance and matures two days later than 'LaMoure' and seven days earlier than 'Barnes'.

'Traill' Soybean (RFP-34)

'Traill' was released by NDSU in 1997. Classed as Grp 0.00, 'Traill' is similar to 'Agassiz' and 8 days later than 'McCall'. Height is similar to 'Agassiz'. It has purple flowers, tawny (brown) pubescence, brown pods and large yellow seeds with intermediate seed coat lustre and yellow hila. 'Traill' has good seedling vigor, iron chlorosis tolerance and excellent recovery from saturated soil water conditions. It has no major genes for phytophthora resistance.

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