TUFRunner™ ‘727’

U.S. PVP No. 201300199
High Oleic, Virginia-type Peanut Variety

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  • Seed Size: Large (~600 Seeds/lb. – SMK)
  • Yield Potential: Excellent
  • Growth Habit: Runner with large vines
  • Maturity: 140 days, Irrigated in Florida

Description: TUFRunnerTM ‘727’ is high oleic peanut variety with excellent yield potential and excellent grades with a large runner seed similar to ‘Florida-07’. Disease resistance is one of the primary attributes of TUFRunnerTM ‘727’. It has good resistance to tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) and best in class resistance to white mold, and late leaf spot. As shown in Table 1, TUFRunnerTM ‘727’ lost less than 50% of its yield when white mold was a problem compared to almost 80% yield loss in ‘Georgia-06G’.

Tests for reaction to white mold in Marianna, Florida during 2011-13.
Tests for reaction to white mold in Marianna, Florida during 2011-13.

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License Availability: FFSP has non-exclusively licensed the following entities for the production and commercialization of the TUFRunnerTM ‘727’ peanut cultivar:

Birdsong Farms
21383 Highway 52 East, Hartford, AL 36344
(256) 796-2360

Birdsong Peanuts

Brooks Peanut Company
402 E Main St, Samson, AL 36477
(334) 898-7194

Forrester Farms, Inc.
6860 Bill Yance Rd, Columbia, AL 36319
(334) 696-3363

Golden Peanut Company, LLC

McCleskey Mills, Inc.

Rogers Brothers Peanuts, Inc.

Sessions Company, Inc.
801 N Main St, Enterprise, AL 36330
(334) 393-0200

Severn Peanut Company

Wilco Peanut Company

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