Cinnamon Plus

1. Cinnamon Plus is adapted to and intended for use in the east central and north central United States. It has been tested in Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

2. Cinnamon Plus is a diploid medium red clover. Its flower color is 27% light pink, 40% medium pink, and 33% dark pink. Approximately 77% of the plants exhibit leaf markings, and 87% have hairs on the stems. Cinnamon Plus is highly resistant to northern and southern anthracnose and powdery mildew. Approximately 77% of the plants flower in the seeding year, and it reaches 50% bloom about 2 days earlier than Arlington in the spring growth of the first year after the seeding year.

3. Seed increase is limited to one generation of breeder (syn 1), two generations of foundation (syn 2 or 3), and three generations of certified (syn 2, 3, or 4) classes. Breeder seed was produced in 1998 and 1999 and is maintained in cold storage by FFR Cooperative. Length of stand allowed is 2 years for each of the breeder, foundation, and certified classes. Production of breeder and foundation seed classes is limited to the northwest United States.

4. Certified seed will first be offered for sale in 2003.

5. Application will not be made for Plant Variety Protection.

6. Information in this application may be forwarded to the PVP office.

7. Variety name: Cinnamon Plus Date submitted: November 25, 2002

Experimental designation: RC9803G

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