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Eger 2

The white grape comes from Hungary, It was designed by the two breeders József Csizmazia and Laszlo Bereznai selected. They are genes of Vitis berlandieri. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. For a long time, the hybrid when open bleeding Seedling of the variety Villard Blanc (Seyve-Villard 12-375). But that would have one selfing (Self-fertilization) or paternity of another species. By 2016 took place DNA analysis it turned out that no self-sufficiency occurred and Eger 2 is genetically identical to Villard Blanc. Under the name Eger 2 she was crossing partner in the new breeds Aletta. Aron. Augusta (3) Bianca. Boris, Ervin, Esther. Fanny. Lakhegyi Mézes. Lidi. Nero. Terez and Zala Gyöngye,

Villard Blanc - grape and leaf

Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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