The red variety (also South Dakota 72S15) is an interspecific new breed between Fredonia x South Dakota 9-39 (a Riparia seedling). They are genes of Vitis labrusca. Vitis riparia and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1967 at South Dakota State University by RM Peterson. The early ripening vine is extremely resistant to frost to minus 46 degrees Celsius, but vulnerable to both mildews and black rot and therefore more suitable for dry climate. It produces deep-colored, low-acid reds. The variety is mainly used for the production of table grapes. grape juice and jelly used. There are acreages in Iowa (1 ha), Michigan. Minnesota (11 ha), Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. In 2010, however, only for Iowa and Minnesota stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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