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The white grape variety is an interspecific one new breed between Thompson Seedless ( Sultana ) x Ontario published according to 2008 DNA analysis, Synonyms are New York 15291 and Romulus Seedless. 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 breeder AB Stout. By the way, the new breed is also with the same parents Himrod emerged. The very early maturing and vigorous variety is resistant to frost and both mildews, The big grapes have seedless Berries with a strawberry flavor ( Foxton ). It is mostly used as table grape in Canada and the east of the United States (e.g. in the state new York ) grown. No stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).

Romulus - grape and leaf

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