[NAFEX] DNA testing - Parentage of Honeycrisp, Haralson
Michael D. Bathrick
bathrick at berkshire.net
Sat Feb 5 18:21:07 EST 2005
I've seen prices in the $300-$400 range for human testing. Haven't
seen any pricing for plant testing so far.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Richard
> J. Ossolinski
> Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2005 6:04 PM
> To: North American Fruit Explorers
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] DNA testing - Parentage of Honeycrisp,
> Me too, though I remember Tom Burford's telling me it that
> was a very costly proposition.
> Gouldsboro, ME Zone 5
> David Consolvo wrote:
> > Wow, that's great that DNA testing can determine the
> parentage of each
> > apple variety now! I look forward to learning more results.
> > David Consolvo
> > Hungrytown, Virginia
> > > From: PM Yurista <tamarack at pconline.com>
> > > Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers
<nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > > Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 02:30:43 -0600
> > > To: nafex <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > > Subject: [NAFEX] DNA testing - Parentage of Honeycrisp,
> > >
> > > At the 2002 Annual NAFEX Conference in Minnesota, the U
> of MN apple
> > > breeder Dave Bedford mentioned in his presentation that
> DNA testing
> > > had shown that neither Macoun nor Honeygold was a parent
> of Honeycrisp.
> > > Further testing has now shown that Keepsake (MN447 x
> Northern Spy)
> > > is one of the parents of Honeycrisp (see here for more details
> > > http://www.minnesotaharvest.net/news.htm ). They have
> also figured
> > > out that Wealthy is the pollen parent of Haralson - its
> parentage is
> > > Malinda x Wealthy. Some sources have mistakenly listed
> Ben Davis as
> > > the pollen parent of Haralson.
> > >
> > > P Yurista
> > > New Brighton, MN
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