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Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America

Pea - Green (A-L), Lists 1-26 Combined

Edited by Earl T. Gritton

Department of Agronomy
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706

and James R. Myers

Department of Horticulture
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-7304

6060 Freezer - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7600016.

7025 Early Sweet - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7600013.

8221 Early Perfection - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7500104.

8615 Early Perfection - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 8000064 (withdrawn 12/95).

8617 Early Perfection - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7500090.

9000 Freezer - Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 8700051.

9021 Early Perfection - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 8000065 (withdrawn).

9888 Freezer - Breeder and vendor: Nunhems Zaden B.V. PVP 7800059.

9889 Freezer - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7800060 (withdrawn).

9901 Canner - Breeder and vendor: Canners Seed Corp. PVP 7800061 (withdrawn).

Abador - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7400085.

Accord (XP C56) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: M61180 x Alsweet. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium sieve, indeterminate, Alaska, mostly double podded with few triples and singles. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Alaska 14A. Adaptation: wide.

Adeline (SVC 104) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: Selection of Alaska 28-57. Characteristics: early, small sieve, very high yielding, good quality, determinate, double podded. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Alaska 28-57. Adaptation: major Alaska production areas of the United States. 1965.

Aim (XPC206) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early canner with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Rally. PVP. 1989.

Aladdin - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9400011.

Alaska 28-57 (Alaska, Wilt Resistant Alaska) - Breeder and vendor: University of Wisconsin, Madison. Parentage: First and Best cross. Characteristics: early maturing, relatively good yield and canning quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alaska. Adaptation: United States. 1936.

Alaska 7 - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: high yielding, small berried Alaska. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alaska. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow, Your Crops, Winter, 1959.

Alcan (Canner 69-190) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early smooth-seeded Alaska-type canner, determinate vine; smaller size than Early Alaska; pods borne mostly two and three per node. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Dot. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Alderman Improved B - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Mountain View, California. Characteristics: a larger seeded rounder podded Alderman type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alderman. Adaptation: Pacific coast. Ferry-Morse Seed Company, 15 April 1963.

Alfi (XPF225) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: this is a name change from Diva; small sieve, afila freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Dinos. PVP. 1990.

Almota - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7500038.

Alpha I - Breeder and vendor: Wilbur-Ellis Co. PVP 7900120.

Alpine (XP-PB-2) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Pluperfect. Adaptation: general. 1963.

Alsweet II - Breeder and vendor: Morrison Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7200067.

Alton - Breeder: Division of Hort., Central Expt. Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Vendor: Canners Seeds Ltd., Wellington, Ontario. Parentage: Alaska x Thomas Laxton. Characteristics: for canning and freezing; a little earlier than Thomas Laxton. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Adaptation: wide regional. Prog. Rpt. Division of Hort. Ottawa, p. 68, 1934-1948.

Andes (XP3019) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early Perfection type. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and near wilt race 1 and 2; tolerance to powdery mildew. Similar: Trojan or Nugget. PVP 7800044. 1980.

Antigo - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 9500024.

Apex - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company, Bozeman, Montana. Characteristics: late midseason; determinate vine; freezing pea with pointed pods. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: major pea growing areas. 1957.

Applause - Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 8900230.

Argona - Breeder: Nunhems. Vendor: Canners Seed. Characteristics: wrinkled seed, dark green, very fine sieve size. 1989.

Aries - Breeder and vendor: Morrison Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7300030.

Arise (XPF232) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: afila conversion of Spring. Similar: Spring. 1991.

Aristagreen (PS1540) - Breeder: WECO. Vendor: Ellis. Characteristics: extensive root system under wide range of soil conditions, same maturity as Dark Skin Perfection, very concentrated pod set normally three, three-four, three and three. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 5; tolerance to fusarium wilt race 6. Similar: DST Maturity. 1983.

Array (XPF226) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very small sieve freezer with good yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 2. Similar: Alfi. 1990.

Ashton (XP 08500566) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: full season Dark Large Wrinkled (DLW) type; normal foliage; good determinate plant type combined with good reliability and quality of the frozen product; first flowering node: 14; sieve size distribution at 105 tenderometer of the whole sample: 10% < 8.2 mm, 10% 8.2-8.75 mm, 25% 8.75-9.2 mm, 35% 9.2-10.3 mm, 20% > 10.3 mm. Resistance: bean yellow mosaic virus, powdery mildew, Fusarium wilt (race 1), downy mildew. Similar: Bolero, Durango. Adaptation: NAFTA. PVP application no. 200300003. 2003.

Aska - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7500077.

Asks (XP C55) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Alsweet x M163. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium sieve Alaska plant type; highly double podded. Similar: Alaska 2B and Alaska 14A. Adaptation: wide.

Aspen (052) - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: Dark Skin Perfection and B104-3-1 (Oregon State University). Characteristics: greater number of double pods on first blooming node than Dark Skin Perfection. Resistance: powdery mildew and pea enation mosaic virus. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: general in the United States and Europe. Pure Line Catalog, 1973.

Aspire (XPC278) - Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: early afila with 3.3 sieve size and high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Rolly. 1994.

Athena - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 9000015.

Augusto (XPC301) - Breeder: D.Webster. Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very late maturity, wrinkled seed canner color type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, pea yellow mosaic virus. 1994.

Ava - Breeder and vendor: Nunza B.V. PVP 8900222.

Avon - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7800036.

Award (XPF236) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early, with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2. Similar: Lotus. PVP. 1992.

Badger - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100107.

Balmoral - Breeder and vendor: Sharpes International Seeds Ltd. PVP 9800311.

Banff - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 7700022.

Banquet (331) - Breeder and vendor: Northrup King and Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early freezing and processing cultivar, medium size vine. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Adaptation: wide. 1975.

Barok (XPF110) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: no sales yet. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 5. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. PVP.

Beacon (XP F 24) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: high yielding, medium late, small berried freezer type. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: a smaller sieved Mars. Adaptation: general. Asgrow, What's New for 1971.

Beagle - Breeder and vendor: Hurst, Gunson, Cooper, Taber, U.K. PVP 7100070 (ineligible).

Bellroy - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 8000157.

Bemol (XP C1220) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, extremely small sieve canner pea; medium maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 2; moderate to pea leaf roll virus. Similar: Kriter. Adaptation: pea areas. PVP 8400092. 1985.

Benlis (XPC3000) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early smooth-seeded canner averaging sieve size 2 at 115 tenderometer. Similar: Cador. Adaptation: areas that produce large vines. 1978.

Bingo - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9800377.

Bingo (NUN 1858) - Breeder and vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: light skinned, canner type midseason. Resistance: powdery mildew, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Target.

Blizzard - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8700022.

Bold - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500043.

Bolero (XP F87) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, full maturity freezer with double and triple pods for high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700074. 1977.

Bonito - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 8300176.

Bonnaire - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 8200013.

Bonnaire (XP115) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late, medium large sieve canner with afila plant type. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: EP8221. 1983.

Bonneville (Midseason Perfection) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Premium Gem x Wisconsin Perfection. Characteristics: medium large berry, canning type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: wide, midseason Perfection cultivar. Food Packer, 1945.

Bonus (XP-L-14) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: freezer in Dark Skin Perfection season, with highly doubled and tripled pods. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Adaptation: general. Asgrow, What's New for 1969.

Boomer - Breeder and vendor: Nunhems Seed Corp. PVP 8900223.

Booster - Breeder and vendor: Nunhems Seed Corp. PVP 8900224.

Bounty - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500192.

Bravo (XPF226) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very small sieve size, freezer color; good yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2; bean yellow mosaic virus. Similar: Citadel. 1991.

Bridger (Gallatin Valley Seed Company 22) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: very hardy, midseason Early Perfection canner. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. 1942.

Brotherton Late Alaska - Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: good canning quality, small sieve size, seven to eight days later than W.R. Alaska; double podded. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: W.R. Alaska. Adaptation: Washington, Idaho, the eastern United States, Canada.

Brule - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 9800054.

Burpeeana Early - Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Company, Philadelphia. Parentage: selection from cross Stratagem x American Wonder x Lincoln. Characteristics: second early, dwarf, small pods well filled with eight to ten dark, tender, sweet peas, high number of doubles. Adaptation: most northern states in the United States. Burpee Catalog, 1949.

Burpees Topnotch - Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Company, Philadelphia. Parentage: unknown. Characteristics: main crop cultivar with plants 36" tall, pods very dark green, 4-4.5" long, with seven to nine large peas for good quality. Similar: Potlatch. Adaptation: northern United States. Burpee Catalog, 1939-43.

Bush Snapper - Breeder and vendor: Burpee. Characteristics: short vine, large pods, early, stringy. Resistance: powdery mildew.

C.M. Superfection (29302) - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Moscow, Idaho. Characteristics: midseason early perfection type, very determinate in season, long well filled pods, small sieve size. Resistance: wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 3019. Adaptation: general.

Cabree (XPF291) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: spring maturity with yield stability, smaller sieve size and good processed quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Spring, Revolution. 1993.

Cadet (H224-2-2) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: early, small berried, freezer type. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1964.

Camero (Alaska HY 6441) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: early Alaska type with more determinate vine, sets two or three pods per node, very small sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Dot. Adaptation: general. PVP.

Canjoy (Canner 1351) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: derived from a cross involving Bartons 16. Characteristics: open pollinated, late season, determinate vine with medium sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Famous. Adaptation: wide. 1974.

Canner Prince (XP 361) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: high yields in small sizes. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: wide, field-run pack. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1960.

Caprice (XPC 99) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, smooth-seeded, small sieve, second early canner. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Aldot Kriter. PVP. 1980.

Captain (Nun1889) - Breeder and vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: late season freezer pea, 65 day maturity, 1630 heat units, 3.6 sieve size. Resistance: root rot, fusarium wilt race 1, 5, 6. PVP. 1993.

Cariboo (W.V. 163F) - Breeder and vendor: Western Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: early midseason; dark green, semi-smooth seed. Resistance: fusarium wilt, tolerance to powdery mildew.

Cascade (25) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: a late midseason canner; plants 32-34", pods blunt, borne doubly; sieve size average 4.57. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1947.

Cascadia (OSU772) - Breeder: J.R.Baggett. Vendor: Oregon State. Characteristics: very thick walls, succulent tender and sweet pods, short plant. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Sugar Bon. 1992.

Caselode - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co., Inc. PVP 9600040.

Cavalier (W.V. 163F) - Breeder and vendor: western Valley Seed Co. Parentage: OSU 42 x WV 68F. Characteristics: early short-vined freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt.

Ceras (XPF 105) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: no sales yet, late, medium sieve freezer with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Mars and Galaxie. PVP.

Challenge (31901) - Breeder: Crites-Moscow Growers. Characteristics: double podding and smaller sieve size than 4683. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: 4683. Adaptation: wide. Crites-Moscow Varietal Catalog. 1967.

Champ (XP 386) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: main season, earlier and shorter vine than Early Perfection 326. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, bean virus 2. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Processor Catalog. 1970.

Charger (XP C 23) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: second early, semi-dwarf, wrinkled canner type of good quality and medium sieve. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1 and 2. Similar: Champ. Adaptation: general. PVP.

Charo - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7900116.

Citadel (XPF 157) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very small sieve freezer pea; medium maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt races 1, 2. Similar: Dinos. Adaptation: all pea areas. PVP. 1986.

Citation (WF 100F) - Breeder and vendor: western Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: small sieve, early freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt, pea enation mosaic virus.

Classicgreen - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9400006.

Clic (XPC100) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early, midseason, medium-sieve canner; compact plants for efficient harvest. Resistance: fusarium races 1 and 5. PVP 8000113. 1981.

Climax - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: canner, three foot, dark, slender vine, pod 2.75", blunt, light, doubles; seed medium wrinkled; obsolete. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1935.

Columbia (049) - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: Early Perfection II and B104-3-1 (OSU). Characteristics: darker green vine color at canning and later stages than Early Perfection II. Resistance: powdery mildew. Similar: Early Perfection II. Adaptation: general in United States. Pure Line Seed Catalog, 1973.

Colworth Swan - Breeder and vendor: Unilever, Ltd., U.K. PVP 7200053.

Conner - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7500039.

Conway - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7400020.

Corfu (H7) - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Parentage: Trojan x unnamed multi-parent. Characteristics: multipodded type canning cultivar. Similar: Perfection. Adaptation: general. 1972.

Corky - Breeder and vendor: Washburn-Wilson Seed Company, Moscow, Idaho. Characteristics: double and triple podded, small size berries, vigorous, high yielding. Resistance: fusarium. Similar: Alaska. Adaptation: general. 1958.

Coronet (A-11-3) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: small sieve, early, dark berried cultivar for freezing with favorable vining ratio. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Freezer 69. Adaptation: general. 1964.

Corvallis (OSU S194-3) - Breeder and vendor: Oregon State Agric. Expt. Sta., Corvallis. Parentage: Wando x G168 (PI 140295) x P601, W.R. Perfection, and Eureka. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium-large, smooth pod, mild flavor, for home garden. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, pea streak virus, and fusarium wilt race 1. Adaptation: Pacific northwest. 1978.

Crescent (020 Hybrid) - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Characteristics: midseason freezer with determinate vine, small sieve size, two to three blooms per peduncle. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Coronet. Adaptation: general in the United States and Europe. Pure Line Seed Catalog, 1973.

Crystal - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers. Characteristics: Afila type, stringless. Resistance: powdery mildew. PVP 9600126 (abandoned 11/97). 1996.

Dainty (Winner Freezer) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: Brotherton Early Freezer x Rogers Winner. Characteristics: early, small sieve, good quality freezer. Similar: Alaska. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog. 1967.

Dali - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: synonym for Payload, for sales in EEC only (name Payload was discovered to have prior use there).

Dane - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7500068.

Dante (XPF98) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late season freezer. Resistance: fusarium races 1 and 5. Similar: Puget. Adaptation: northern Washington. PVP 7800094.

Darien - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 9600127.

Dark Skin Perfection - Breeder: Canners Seed. Vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Characteristics: Perfection type freezer. 1945.

Dart (ES 19) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: early Elf type for canning; one to two days earlier than Elf. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow's Vegetables for Processing January. 1968.

Dash (XP F11) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Sprite x 77. Characteristics: early, dwarf pea with taller vine and smaller sieve size than Sprite. Similar: Mohawk. Adaptation: general. 1973.

Dawn (XP C57) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early, Alsweet flavor and texture in Alaska maturity, medium sieve canner. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Alsweet. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700069. 1977.

Daybreak - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8600054.

Deep Freeze (DEXP 176) - Breeder and vendor: Dessert Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium high quality. Resistance: pea enation mosaic virus, pea streak, fusarium wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. 1975.

Deli (XP C62) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Alaska 10 x Alsweet. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve, double-podded Alsweet, indeterminate, about same maturity as Alsweet. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Alsweet. Adaptation: wide. 1975.

Delicious - Breeder and vendor: Roger Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: Perfection type canner; determinate, double blunt pods; seed medium size, wrinkled; now obsolete. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1935.

Delsey (HP-42-1-1-3) - Breeder: P.Moser. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: trial status, 14-15 node, multipodded dark freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, pea leaf roll. Similar: Trident.

Delwiche Commando (Commando) - Breeder and vendor: University of Wisconsin, Madison. Parentage: Wisconsin Perfection x a breeding lot with Admiral parentage. Resistance: wilt and near wilt. Similar: Perfection. Adaptation: United States. 1945.

Denier (XPC218) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: small sieve, early, canner color. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Caprice. 1991.

Dew (XPF3034) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early freezer with medium small sieve size. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Spring. PVP. 1983.

Dewdrop (HP147-7) - Breeder: P.Moser. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: trial status, multipodded 16-17 node, small sieved, dark freezer with an afila vine type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew, pea leaf roll. Similar: Waverex.

Dignity - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 8900296.

Dinos (XPF106) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late small-sieve freezer. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and 2. Similar: Abador, Frisky, and Ivy. PVP 8000118. 1981.

Dot (Winner X-1501) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Characteristics: prolific, very small seeded, double-podded, smooth seeded (dimpled seeded); early maturity with slim Alaska type vine. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rogers Winner. Adaptation: all early pea areas. 1964.

Dual (XPP111) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late, medium-sieve pea, may be frozen or canned. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Bolero, DSP, Puget, and Scout. PVP. 1981.

Duet (692) - Breeder and vendor: Northrup King and Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early main season, medium color freezer pea. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. 1969.

Duke (Canner 69-315) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: cross using OSU 343. Characteristics: open pollinated, mid to late season canner with medium one sieve size, determinate vine with a heavy concentrated set of pods borne two per node. Resistance: fusarium race 1, powdery mildew, and pea enation mosaic virus. Similar: Camjoy. Adaptation: wide. PVP. 1980.

Durango (XP 374) - Breeder: Jim McIntosh. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: powdery mildew resistant version of Bolero; dark green, large wrinkled. Resistance: fusarium wilt, powdery mildew. Similar: Bolero, Quad, Genie, Encore. Adaptation: eastern Washington, midwestern U.S., east coast U.S., Spain, Italy, Eastern Europe. 2000.

Dwarf Market - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: light G.O.P. x O.J. Characteristics: midseason garden type, large podded. Similar: Stratagem. Rogers Catalog, 1939.

Earligreen (A-11-3) - Breeder: Morden Research Sta., Morden, Manitoba, Canada. Vendor: T and T Seeds. Parentage: Engress x unknown early field pea. Characteristics: dwarf plants, average 9" tall, peas lively green color; good for home freezing. Similar: Tiny Tim. Adaptation: Plains region. 1950.

Early Freezer - Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: freezer color, green seeded. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Surprise. Adaptation: wide. 1950.

Early Freezer 163 - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company, Twin Falls, Idaho. Characteristics: early, determinate, high quality, freezer type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: main pea areas. 1960.

Early Freezer 680 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100109.

Early Frosty - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: freezing cultivar, medium vine, pod 3.5", dark green, blunt, doubles; seed medium large, green, wrinkled. Resistance: fusarium wilt, yellow bean mosaic virus. Similar: Frosty. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1966.

Early Giant - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: selection from Giant Hamper. Characteristics: early, large podded, garden pea. Similar: Hundredfold. Rogers Catalog, 1947.

Early Kay - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Characteristics: canner, vine 32", medium dark pod, 2.5", blunt, light, doubles; obsolete. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rogers Kay. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog. 1936.

Early Market (Eastern Record) - Breeder and vendor: Agway. Parentage: Progress 9 and World Record. Characteristics: early fresh market and garden type. Similar: World Record. Agway Catalog, 1970.

Early Perfection 11 - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: selection from Stuart Perfection. Characteristics: 68 day maturity, pods double, medium green, blunt; vine 30-32" tall; first bloom on 13th to 14th node. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Stuart Perfection, Mulnomah, Early Perfection 326. Adaptation: universal. 1949.

Early Perfection 109 (16) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: an Early Perfection type canner; sieve size average 4.57; vine height 30-32"; pods blunt, borne doubly. Resistance: common pea mosaic, and common wilt. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1946.

Early Perfection 174 (H112-2) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company Characteristics: high quality Early Perfection canning pea; S1; smaller sieve size (average 4.20) than Early Perfection 169. Resistance: common pea mosaic, common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 169. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1960.

Early Snap (XP226) - Breeder: G.Marx. Vendor: New York Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: fleshy edible-podded pea, about 3-3.25" long, vine height 18-22", maturity 18-14 days earlier than Sugar Snap. Resistance: bean yellow mosaic virus. Similar: Sugar Snap. 1982.

Early Sweet 11 - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: White Wonder x Surpass. Characteristics: small berried; vigorous; suitable for canning. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Sweet. 1955.

Early Sweet 20 (XP ES 20) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: earlier, shorter vine than Lark. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Processor Catalog. 1970.

Early Sweet 41 - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500042.

Early Sweet 414 (XP 8504148) - Breeder: Tom McBride. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: second early, normal foliage, large sieve freezer with high yield, no splitting of berries. Similar: EF 680. Adaptation: northeastern, mid-Atlantic U.S. and Canada. 2001.

Early Sweet 5 - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds. Parentage: selection from Alsweet. Characteristics: 58 day maturity, pods single, 2.75" long, light green and blunt; vine 28-30" long; light green and intermediate; first blooms on tenth node. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alsweet, Double A-15, Sweet 4683. Adaptation: universal. 1952.

Early Sweet 9 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8100110.

Early Sweet A-45 DP (B68) - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers. Characteristics: double podding and smaller sieve size than A-45. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: A-45. Adaptation: wide. 1952.

Early Wales (38) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason, large berried canner. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Prince of Wales. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1938.

Eclipse (Ex 8500017) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: late maturity, medium sieve, normal foliage, starchless, short erect plants. Resistance: Fusarium. Similar: Marlis. Adaptation: worldwide. PVP 9800121.

Edison - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7500037.

Ego - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500190.

Elegance (XPC 141) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve canner pea; medium maturity afila plant type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 2. Similar: Mini. Adaptation: all pea areas. PVP 84000104. 1984.

Elf - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: extra early Perfection type with small sieve size and dwarf vines. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: areas high in moisture and fertility. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1955.

Elten (XP L10) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: Dark Skin Perfection x breeding line. Characteristics: open pollinated. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection with slightly larger sieve. Adaptation: northwestern United States.

Emerald - Breeder: Florida Agric. Expt. Sta. and USDA, Gainesville, Florida. Parentage: Kent Alderman x Laxtons Progress. Characteristics: dwarf vine; strong stem; narrow leaf; medium green, wrinkled, very sweet peas. Resistance: slight to fusarium; tolerance to high and low temperature. Similar: Premium Gem. Adaptation: wide. USDA and Florida Agric. Expt. Sta. release, 29 March 1955.

Empire (SVC 6024) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: from combination of selected tester stocks by hybridization. Characteristics: open pollinated, midseason, medium green, high yield and quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt; tolerance to heat, moisture, and root rot. Similar: EWR Perfection 53. Adaptation: western and central United States. 1977.

Encore (XPF256) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield, high quality, mid-late maturity. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Bolero. 1992.

Ensign (H237-4-2) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: high quality Early Perfection canning type; vine height 30-32"; pods blunt, borne doubly; sieve size 4.03, which is smaller than Early Perfection 109, Early Perfection 174, or Wasatch. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 109. Adaptation: wide. 1963.

Envy (XPC 156) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, midseason canner pea; with very high yield, medium sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1; moderate to powdery mildew. Similar: Early Perfection 8221. Adaptation: all pea areas. PVP 8400094. 1985.

Epic (XPF237) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early, with high yield and uniform dark color. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2. Similar: Lotus. PVP. 1992.

Estancia (XP 384) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: full season, medium sieve, afila type with blue foliage, freezer pea, sieve between Tacoma and Kalamo. Resistance: bean leaf roll, fusarium. Similar: Tacoma, Kalamo. Adaptation: North America and Northern Europe. PVP 9900272.

Eureka - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Victory Freezer x Famous. Characteristics: improved Perfection type canner. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Improved Famous. Rogers Catalog, 1956.

Everett - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8800106.

Evergreen (SVC 6118) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Parentage: from combination of selected tester stocks by hybridization. Characteristics: open pollinated, very early vigorous determinate type with concentrated bloom and pod-set; green seed, high yield and quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: western and central United States. 1974.

Excel (XP 382) - Breeder: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: a short vined, midseason canner in Early Perfection class. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Perfection 326. Adaptation: general. 1965.

Famous (Improved) - Breeder: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Vendor: canners. Parentage: Wisconsin Perfection x Rogers Famous. Characteristics: determinate, midseason canner, high yielding, relatively small sieve. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Rogers Famous. Adaptation: wide. The Canner, 3 February 1945.

Faro - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7700070.

Filly (XPF241) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: afila conversion of Flair. Similar: Flair. 1991.

Finess - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 9600146.

Flair (XPF 176) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, small sieve, midseason, freezing pea with high yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Rally, except it is a freezer. Adaptation: pea areas. PVP. 1987.

Fraser - Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: early determinate vine, freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Wasatch. Adaptation: United States, Canada, Europe, England. 1956.

Freezer 37 - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: earliness and quality of Thomas Laxton but a determinate vine. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow Desc. Catalog 19, 1957.

Freezer 69 (XP 69) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: early freezer with relatively tall vine. Resistance: field splits, fusarium wilt. Similar: Freezer 37. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow Seed Co. 1960.

Freezer 640 - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: stocky, determinate vine, approximately 29" high; midseason maturing between Freezer 37 and Dark Skin Perfection; high yielding; pods 3.37", straight, blunt, containing six to eight medium large, dark green peas averaging 5.08 sieve size and 95-100 tenderometer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1955.

Freezonian - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: Thomas Laxton x Wilt Resistant Worlds Record. Characteristics: wilt resistant Thomas Laxton, for garden trade. Resistance: fusarium wilt, tolerance to root rot. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Adaptation: wide. Canner, 11 February 1947.

Frisky - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 7700009.

Fristo (XPF280) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: small sieve freezer with early maturity and wrinkled seed. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, bean yellow mosaic virus, ascochyta race C. Similar: Frisky, Cobalt. 1993.

Frolic - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8700148.

Frosty - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: undisclosed cross. Characteristics: productive freezer type pea, slightly earlier than Midfreezer, medium large berries, good quality. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Midfreezer. Adaptation: wide. Roger Catalog, 1961. 1960.

G.S.M. Large Canner - Breeder: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Moses Lake, Washington. Characteristics: midseason, large sieve, green seeded. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Perfected Wales. Adaptation: wide. 1960.

Gain (XPC 173) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, medium late afila canner type. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, moderate to powdery mildew. Similar: Pomak. Adaptation: pea areas. PVP. 1986.

Galasweet - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8500191.

Galaxie (601271) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: [(Victory Freezer x Famous) x Perfected Freezer] x Pluperfect. Characteristics: Early Perfection Freezer type, heavily double podded, relatively small sieve, dark green berries; two days later than Igloo. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Igloo, Early Frosty, Coronet. Adaptation: wide. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1968.

Gallant - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000053.

Gallatin (40) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: a late Perfection canner type, plant height 36-38", pods borne doubly, sieve size averages 3.93. Resistance: common mosaic. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1936.

Gallatin 2 (107-7) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed. Characteristics: very late, small berried canner type, plant height 36-38", pods borne doubly, sieve size averages 3.85. Resistance: common pea mosaic and common wilt; tolerance to near wilt. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1958.

Garden Sweet - Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee and Co. 2000.

Gemini (SVC 6194) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Characteristics: early midseason, freezer, medium sieve, high yielding, double podded, determinate, very high quality, very good color. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: midwestern and western United States. 1970.

Genie - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 8800089.

Gentry - Breeder and vendor: Stubbs Seed Services, Inc. PVP 7200141.

Gilcrest - Breeder and vendor: Eastern States Farmers Exchange, West Springfield, Massachusetts. Parentage: selection from Early Gilbo. Characteristics: market type, long pointed pods, large berried, open vine; midseason maturity; obsolete. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: northeastern United States. Eastern States Cooperator 27 (1):24. 1951.

Glacier - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Thomas Laxton (Alcross x Thomas Laxton). Characteristics: early Thomas Laxton type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Thomas Laxton. 1939.

Goal (XPF97) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: no sales yet. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 5. Similar: Venus. PVP.

Goliath (XP 8500527) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: tall snow pea, pods have long shelf life, high yields, good pod color retention. Resistance: powdery mildew. Similar: Mammoth Melting. Adaptation: Worldwide.

Goya (XPF 131) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, fresh market pea with large pods, medium color, good yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1; moderate to pea leaf roll virus. Similar: Rondo, but 4 days earlier. Adaptation: fresh market pea areas. PVP. 1984.

Granada - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7800017.

Grant - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Company, Inc. PVP 7800039.

Green Bay (XP 366) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: stocky vine, high yield, small sieve size, canner. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Perfection. Adaptation: wide. Asgrow, Vegetables for Processing. 1961.

Green Sugar - Breeder and vendor: Western Valley Seed Co. PVP 7500045.

Greenstar (SVC 6095) - Breeder and vendor: Stokely-Van Camp. Characteristics: late midseason, freezer, very high yield, multi-podded, determinate, high quality, medium sieve with good color. Resistance: common wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: midwestern and western United States and England. 1967.

Grenadier (B973-441) - Breeder and vendor: New York Agric. Expt. Sta. Vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, short vines 14-17", long plump pods 4-4.5" with seven to ten large peas per pod; valuable for fall as well as spring crop. Resistance: powdery mildew. Similar: Progress 9. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Gypsy - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7700011.

Hailey (XPF292) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early maturity, medium yield, dark green color with sieve size smaller than Spring. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, 2. Similar: Epic, Misty. 1993.

Hardy - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Kay x Perfection x 64. Characteristics: early; small berried. Resistance: fusarium wilt. 1947.

Home Guard (Ottawa 30) - Breeder and vendor: Agric. Canada Research Branch, Harrow, Ontario. Parentage: Progress 9 as part of its pedigree. Characteristics: open pollinated, tall Progress 9 type; pods nine to ten cm long containing nine medium, dark green, huge peas; long bearing period. Resistance: root rot, fusarium wilt. Similar: Progress 9. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Honey Pod (EP80281) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: includes Oregon Sugar pod. Characteristics: open pollinated, round podded, thick walled, edible pod type that has double pods with 32" determinate vine; a perfection vine type, mid to late maturing. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Sugar Rae. Adaptation: wide. PVP. 1983.

Horizon (HP337-5-2) - Breeder: P.Moser. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: trial stage, 14-15 node double podded freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew, pea leaf roll. Similar: Headliner. PVP.

HP071-2-5 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9500017.

HP904-1204 FP2070 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9900430.

HP1203-9-5 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 9800252.

HP1475-1-4-1 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000023.

HP1860-2-1 - Breeder and vendor: Novartis Seeds, Inc. PVP 200000024.

Hurst Canice - Breeder and vendor: Hurst, Gunson, Cooper, Taber, U.K. PVP 7200104 (ineligible).

Hustler - Breeder and vendor: Western Valley Seed Co. PVP 7400029.

Hy Pak (Code 830) - Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Co. Characteristics: hardy canner type producing medium size berries, dependable under stress. Similar: Early Perfection. Adaptation: general. 1969.

Hyalite (102A) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: late season, high quality freezer. Resistance: common pea mosaic, common wilt. Similar: Dark Skin Perfection. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1947.

Icebreaker (XP 8504158) - Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: early maturing (heat units: 624°C, 1155°F); first blooming node is 9 to 10; same maturity as Cabree; leafless (afila) type; low starch content (AIS); 1 to 2 pods per node; pods have blunt tip and 7 to 8 berries; sieve size 2.9 (8.65 mm) at 100 tenderometer; vine is 40 cm long. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Cabree, Spring. Adaptation: NAFTA, processing. PVP application #200200196. 2002.

Igloo (501261) - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Co. Parentage: [(Victory Freezer x Famous) x Perfected Freezer] x Pluperfect. Characteristics: early determinate vine freezer, heavily double podded, relatively small sieve size berries. Resistance: fusarium wilt, tolerance to streak. Similar: Galaxie, Coronet. Adaptation: where earliness and small vine are important. Rogers Brothers Seed Company Catalog, 1968.

Imperial-(24) - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Co. Characteristics: midseason canner, vine height 34-36". Pods borne doubly, sieve size averages 4.10. Resistance: common mosaic and common wilt. Similar: Early Perfection types. Adaptation: all pea areas. 1942.

Improved Profusion - Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Seed Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Parentage: (Manj x Famous) x Profusion. Characteristics: determinate Profusion with well filled pods. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Prince of Wales or Profusion. Adaptation: midwestern United States. Rogers Catalog, 1945.

Improved Surprise - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Parentage: selection from Surprise. Resistance: fusarium, spotting. Similar: Gregory Surprise. W. Brotherton Seed Company list. 1943.

Ivy (XP F3007) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Parentage: L11 x 61180. Characteristics: freezer, small sieve, two days later than Dark Skin Perfection. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Unique. Adaptation: general. 1975.

Jade - Breeder and vendor: Gallatin Valley Seed Company, Bozeman, Montana. Characteristics: determinate vine; early freezing pea; high quality; good yielder. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Adaptation: main pea growing areas. Canner and Freezer, 13 May 1957.

Jessy - Breeder and vendor: W. Brotherton Seed Co. Characteristics: determinate vine, main season maturity, stringless. 2001.

Jet (XP 77) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: unusually dark berried, early maturing, short vined freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Freezer 37. Adaptation: general. 1966.

Juneau (XP DA14) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: early, smooth seeded, bright green berry color, dwarf vine. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Alaska, but freezer berry color. Adaptation: general. 1974.

Jupiter (C 82408) - Breeder: Morris. Vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: open pollinated, early and midseason, light green berry, canning pea cultivar with very small sieve size of peas. Similar: Mini. Adaptation: general, when specific diseases are not a problem. PVP. 1986.

Kalamo (XPF274) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: midseason maturity afila, smaller sieve than Bolero, good plant type, yield. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew; tolerance to LBRV. Similar: Trek and Novella 2. 1993.

Karisma (XPF214) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: late afila freezer. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Dual. PVP. 1990.

Karl-Evert - Breeder and vendor: NESTEC S.A. PVP 9000199 (8/31/94).

Kicker (23152) - Breeder: Rene Beussen. Vendor: Seminis-Royal Sluis. Parentage: open pollinated. Characteristics: snow pea, dark green pods 4.5" long, 1" wide, pod has sweet tender texture, excellent for fresh market. Similar: Mammoth Melting. Adaptation: California. 2000.

Klos (XPC101) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, late canner, medium to large sieve. Resistance: fusarium race 1. Similar: Trojan and Nugget. PVP 8000114. 1982.

Kodiak - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 7700023 (6/7/94).

Kosta - Breeder and vendor: A.G. Gustafson, Seedsman. PVP 7900049 (7/26/96).

Krilla (XPC113) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, second-early, small sieve, smooth-seeded canner with afila plant type. Resistance: fusarium race 1 and near wilt race 2. PVP. 1983.

Kriter (XP C63) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: open pollinated, early, smooth very small sieve, canner; high pod: vine ratio. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Aldot. Adaptation: northern Europe and the United States (Idaho and Wisconsin). PVP 7700010. 1977.

Lance - Breeder and vendor: Crites-Moscow Growers, Inc. PVP 7900011 (3/29/96).

Lark (XP-ES 18) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: early maturing, determinate vined, canning cultivar. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Laurel. Adaptation: general. 1965.

Laser (XPF239) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very high yield, high quality, nice sieve size. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1, powdery mildew. Similar: Bolero. 1992.

Laurel - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Perfection x Profusion. Characteristics: extra early Perfection type; dwarf plant. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Perfection. 1948.

Laxton 7 - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Thomas Laxton (Profusion x Thomas Laxton). Resistance: wilt. Similar: Thomas Laxton. 1952.

Laxton 8 - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company, New Haven, Connecticut. Characteristics: productive Laxton type. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Thomas Laxton. Asgrow Desc. Catalog 18. 1954.

Leah - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. PVP 8500133 (2/28/86).

Legacy - Breeder and vendor: Pure Line Seeds, Inc. PVP 9600147.

Lehi - Breeder and vendor: General Foods Corp. PVP 7600030 (5/9/94).

Leo - Breeder and vendor: Morrison Brothers Seed Co. PVP 7400053 (11/20/91).

Lil Mo (XP 368) - Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Characteristics: European plant type, small leaves, strong stem, good standability, early relative maturity, small sieve size. Resistance: Fusarium wilt race 1 and 2. Similar: Sancho, Dusty, Span. Adaptation: North America. PVP 9900162.

Little Marvel Improved (Large Podded Little Marvel) - Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Mountain View, California. Parentage: Little Marvel x Morse's Market. Characteristics: earliness; production; large pods. Similar: Morse's Market. 1941.

Lolo - Breeder and vendor: Associated Seed Growers, New Haven, Connecticut. Parentage: Early Harvest x Pride. Characteristics: hardy, small berried; heat tolerant. Resistance: fusarium wilt. Similar: Early Sweet. 1941.

Lotus (XP F66) - Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Company open pollinated. Characteristics: early, midseason freezer, medium sieve with high yield potential. Resistance: fusarium wilt race 1. Similar: Venus, Corner, Frosty, and Galaxy. Adaptation: wide. PVP 7700072. 1977.

Louisiana Bayou (Green Bayou) - Breeder: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Vendor: Reuter and Corneli. Parentage: Creole x Thomas Laxton. Resistance: fusarium wilt, cold. Similar: Creole. Adaptation: southern States. Reuter Seed Cat. 1949.

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