USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21080
SELECTION: Unknown, probably from an indigenous Yugoslavian landrace grown in the Backa Region
PRIMARY SITE: USDA Female Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm, Corvallis
ORIGIN: Dr. M. Acimovic, Institute for Agricultural Research, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
DATE RECEIVED: 1974; USDA Accession No. assigned in 1974.
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes
AVAILABILITY: Commercial cultivar, no restrictions
REFERENCES: Kisgeci, Jan. Chmeliarske Pohladnice (History of Hop Growing in Vojvodina). Novi Sad. 1979 (English Summary pp. 156-165).
Wagner, T. Gene Pools of Hop Countries. 1978. p. 68.
USDA Annual Report for Hop Investigations 1974, pp. 1520
Kisgeci, Jan, Andrej Mijavec, M. Acimovic, P. Spevak, and Novica Vucic. 1984. Hmeljarstvo. 374 pp. (English summary). Poljoprivredni Fakultet, Univ. Novi Sad, Yugoslavia.
LEAF COLOR: Light green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately susceptible
Verticillium wilt: unknown, probably tolerant
VIGOR: Good to very good
YIELD: Fair to good in U.S. trials, very good in Yugoslavia
SIDEARM LENGTH: 12-30 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: Slightly lower than USDA 56002
BETA ACIDS: Slightly lower than USDA 56002
STORAGE STABILITY: Good (67% of original alpha acids remaining after 6 months room temperature storage) from the cross Savinski Golding (USDA 21049) x wild Yugoslavian hop.
OIL: 1.19 ml/100 g (range 0.73-1.72 ml/100 g); humulene 19%, H/C ratio 3.13.
MAJOR TRAITS: Higher alpha potential than the established Backa variety in the region; high yield potential; reddish coloration on the stems.
OTHER INFORMATION: Cultivar was originally intended to replace the aroma variety Backa in world hop markets. Thus far the hop trade has not accepted this cultivar, and acreage remains limited in Yugoslavia. Sister of Neoplanta (21082) and Vojvodina (21083).