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  1. Vol. 3 No. 1, p. 5-9
    Received: May 8, 2008

    * Corresponding author(s): kevin.mcphee@ndsu.edu
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Registration of ‘Riveland’ Lentil

  1. Kevin E. McPhee * and
  2. Fred J. Muehlbauer
  1. USDA-ARS, P.O. Box 646434, Pullman, WA, 99164-6434


‘Riveland’ (Reg. No. CV-32, PI 649919) lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) was released by the USDA-ARS (Pullman, WA) in cooperation with Washington State University Agricultural Research Center, University of Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, and North Dakota State University Agricultural Experiment Station in June 2007. Riveland was released on the basis of exceptionally large seed size, broad adaptation to U.S. production zones, excellent seed quality, and high yield potential. Riveland was named after Neil Riveland, agronomist, North Dakota State University, Williston Research Extension Center, Williston, ND. Riveland was selected as an F5 plant row in 1998. It originated from the cross ‘Laird’/VW000412 (cross number X95L073) made by F.J. Muehlbauer in 1995. Laird is a large-seeded yellow-cotyledon cultivar developed in Canada by A.E. Slinkard, and VW000412 is a large-seeded breeding line developed by V.E. Wilson, a USDA-ARS agronomist at Pullman (retired).

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