The cultivar of the present invention, designated `Co-op 38`, is a new and distinct cultivar of apple tree (Malus.times.domestica Borkh.). It was discovered in October of 1980 at West Lafayette, Ind., in the course of an attempt to develop improved apple cultivars with high fruit quality and resistance to Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint., the causal agent of the scab disease of apple. The tree is a seedling of known parentage planted in May of 1973 in the HE Block of the apple breeding orchard on the Hinsley tract of the Purdue Horticulture Research Farm, West Lafayette, Ind. In the above mentioned block, its position was Row 4, Tree 16, having the designation PRI 2750-6 in the breeding records.
|Original language||English (US)|
|U.S. patent number||PP9392|
|State||Published - Dec 5 1995|