USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21168

SELECTION: Selected in France, probably by clonal selection

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Precoce de Bourgogne

PEDIGREE: Unknown

PRIMARY SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm , Corvallis

ORIGIN: Probably clonal selection but exact origin unknown

DATE RECEIVED: 1977, from the Institute of Hop Research, Pulawi, Poland

METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes

AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety

REFERENCES: Gene Pools of Hop Countries. T. Wagner, ed. 1978, p. 32; USDA-ARS Annual Report of Hop Investigations for 1977, pp. 33, 35

MATURITY: Early to medium early

LEAF COLOR: Dark green

SEX: Female

DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant

Verticillium Wilt: moderately resistant

Viruses: unknown

VIGOR: Medium to poor

YIELD: Low, 1200-1500 lbs/acre

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12-20 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 3.4% (3-year range: 3.1-3.7)

BETA ACIDS: 3.1% (3-year range: 2.6-3.5)

COHUMULONE: 23%

STORAGE STABILITY: Fair to good (retained 61% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage)

OIL: 0.34 ml/100 g (3 year range: 0.39-0.53)

MAJOR TRAITS: European-type aroma characteristics, high ratio of humulene/caryophyllene, contains significant amounts of farnesene.

OTHER INFORMATION: Grown in small quantities commercially in the Alsace region of France.

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