Derry Soybean Variety Description
U. S. Protected Variety
Can be sold only as a class of Certified seed
Derry has superior forage yielding ability and is not intended for grain production. Derry is a Group VI cultivar. It has white flowers and tawny pubescence. Seeds are yellow with shiny seed coat luster and black hila. Derry is an exceptionally tall cultivar with high forage yield potential and good lodging resistance. It is recommended for forage production in the northern mid-western states. It is resistant to bacterial leaf blight and bacterial pustule. It has expressed field tolerance to phytophthora root rot, but it has no known phytophthora resistance genes. It is susceptible to the soybean cyst nematode , downy mildew, and southern stem canker.
County Name, City Telephone # Class
Westmoreland VCIA Foundation Seed Farm, Mt. Holly 804-472-3500 F