USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21216

SELECTION: no information available

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Groene Bel

PEDIGREE: no information available

PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research Farm, East Farm, Corvallis, OR

ORIGIN: Hop Research Institute Zalec, Slovenia

DATE RECEIVED: Spring 1979

METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes

AVAILBILITY: no restrictions

REFERENCES: USDA Annual Reports for Hop Research 1979 and later reports.

Wagner, T. Gene Pools of Hop Countries. Institute for Hop Research, Zalec, Slovenia (Yugoslavia). 1980.

MATURITY: medium to late

LEAF COLOR: dark green

SEX: female

DISEASES: no information

VIGOR: fair to poor in Corvallis test plots

YIELD: poor in Corvallis test plots

SIDE ARM LENGTH: short, 8 to 12 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 4.9%

BETA ACIDS: 3.5%

COHUMULONE: 27%

STORAGE STABILITY: fair, retained about 58% of its original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage

OIL: 0.98 ml/100 g. Humulene 31.5%; caryophyllene 17.9%; myrcene 39.0%; no farnesene. H/C ratio = 2.41

MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant continenetal aroma characteristics, high humulene

OTHER INFORMATION: This hop is an old Belgian variety which probably arose as a landrace. It is no longer grown commercially but was used for aroma breeding in the 1970s by Dr. Tone Wagner, hop breeder at Zalec, Slovenia (formerly Yugoslavia).



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