Broccoli Breeding (1986)

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Jim Baggett
OSU Dept of Horticulture


  1. Develop broccoli varieties for processing in Western Oregon stressing:
  2. Upright habit with heads easily accessible for harvest.
  3. Openly branched heads with clean stem for easy trimming and separation into spears or chunks.
  4. Medium fine, uniform plants of good color.
  5. Maturity ranging from early to midseason and good production potential.
  6. Clubroot and downy mildew resistance if possible.