The white grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Thompson Seedless ( Sultana ) x Ontario what happened according to in 2008 DNA analysis has been confirmed. Synonyms are Himrod Seedless, Hymrod and New York 15310. They are genes from Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of named after a city hybrid took place in 1928 at the Vine Breeding Institute of the Cornell University in Geneva, New York by AB Stout. New breeding is also with the same parents Romulus emerged. Himrod was a crossing partner in the new breed Canadice, The vine ripens very early and is resistant to frost and both mildews, It is mostly used as table grape, but also used for white wines. In 2010, half a hectare of vines was planted in the US state Pennsylvania expelled (Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)