Location: Northwest Irrigation and Soils ResearchTitle: 'NuMex Las Cruces' Cayenne pepper Author
Submitted to: HortScience
Publication Type: Germplasm Registration
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/19/2010
Publication Date: 11/1/2010
Citation: Bosland, P.W., Strausbaugh, C.A. 2010. 'NuMex Las Cruces' Cayenne pepper. HortScience. 45(11):1751-1752. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: ‘NuMex Las Cruces’ is a high-yielding, high-heat, cayenne pepper with a maturity similar to that of ‘Large Red Thick’, an early maturing cayenne cultivar. In addition, it possesses resistance to curly top virus, having resistance to at least three Curtovirus species: Beet curly top virus (BCTV; formerly Cal/Logan strain), Beet severe curly top virus (BSCTV; formerly CFH strain), and Beet mild curly top virus (BMCTV; formerly Worland strain).