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Cultivar and Germplasm Releases (SVBFA Main Page)

James R. Ballington and others

Cultivars released (in order by type and year of release)

Cultigen name

Released

Developer

Important traits

Parents or pedigree

Blueberry - Northern Highbush

Murphy

1950

-

-

-

Wolcott

1950

-

-

-

Angola

1952

-

-

-

Ivanhoe

1952

-

-

-

Croatan

1954

-

-

-

Morrow

1964

-

-

-

Harrison

1973

-

-

-

Bluechip

1977

Ballington

-

-

Bounty

1987

Ballington

-

-

Pender

1997

Ballington

Small to medium size, adapted to mechanical harvest for processing only

-

Echota

1998

Ballington

-

-

Blueberry - Southern Highbush

Blue Ridge

1987

Ballington

-

-

Cape Fear

1987

Ballington

-

-

O’Neal

1987

Ballington

-

-

Reveille

1990

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market

-

Bladen

1992

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market

-

Summit

1997

Ballington

-

-

Duplin

1998

Ballington

-

-

Sampson

1998

Ballington

-

-

Arlen

2000

Ballington

-

-

Craven

2003

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market

-

Lenoir

2003

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market

-

Pamlico

2003

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market

-

Beaufort

2005

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market; US Plant Patent applied for

-

Carteret

2005

Ballington

Adapted to mechanical harvest for the fresh market; US Plant Patent applied for

-

New Hanover

2005

Ballington

US Plant Patent applied for

-

Blueberry - Rabbiteye

Garden Blue

1958

-

-

-

Menditoo

1958

-

-

-

Centurion

1977

Ballington

-

-

Premier

1977

Ballington

-

-

Powderblue

1977

Ballington

-

-

Montgomery

1997

Ballington

-

-

Ira

1997

Ballington

-

-

Yadkin

1997

Ballington

-

-

Onslow

2000

Ballington

-

-

Columbus

2002

Ballington

-

-

Robeson

2005

Ballington

US Plant Patent applied for; resembles rabbiteye in plant and fruit traits, but actually pentaploid with 2n = 5X = 60 chromosomes

-

Blueberry - Ornamental

Everblue

?

?

?

-

Johnblue

?

?

?

-

Bloodstone

1984

Ballington

?

-

Wells' Delight

1984

Ballington

?

-

Strawberry

Blakemore

1930

?

Joint release with USDA-ARS

-

Eleanor Roosevelt

1939

?

Joint release with USDA-ARS

-

Albritton

1951

?

-

-

Earlibelle

1964

?

-

-

Apollo

1970

?

-

-

Atlas

1970

?

-

-

Titan

1970

?

-

-

Prelude

1977

?

-

-

Rosanne

1977

?

-

-

Sentinel

1977

?

-

-

Sumner

1977

?

-

-

Bish

2003

Ballington

-

-

Galetta

2007

Ballington

-

-

Blackberry

Cameron

1938

?

Dewberry

-

Carolina

1955

?

Dewberry

-

Williams

1962

?

-

-

NC194

1995

Ballington

Primocane fruiting

-

Raspberry

Dixie

1938

?

Red raspberry

-

Manteo

1953

?

Black raspberry

-

Mandarin

1955

?

Red raspberry

-

Southland

1968

?

Red raspberry; joint release with USDA-ARS

-

Nantahala

2007

Ballington, Fernandez

Red raspberry

-

Grape - Muscadine

Burgaw

1946

?

?

-

Cape Fear

1946

?

?

-

Duplin

1946

?

?

-

Morrison

1946

?

?

-

New River

1946

?

?

-

Onslow

1946

?

?

-

Orton

1946

?

?

-

Pender

1946

?

?

-

Tarheel

1946

?

?

-

Topsail

1946

?

?

-

Wallace

1946

?

?

-

Willard

1946

?

?

-

Dearing

1957

?

?

-

Albemarle

1962

?

?

-

Chowan

1962

?

?

-

Magnolia

1962

?

?

-

Pamlico

1962

?

?

-

Roanoke

1962

?

?

-

Carlos

1970

?

?

-

Noble

1972

?

?

-

Doreen

1979

?

?

-

Regale

1980

Ballington

?

-

Sterling

1980

Ballington

?

-

Nesbitt

1985

Ballington

?

-

 

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