MFL-159 Soybean Variety Description

U. S. Protected Variety

Can be sold only as a class of Certified seed


MFL-159 is a Group 5 variety, maturing about two days later than Hutcheson.  Plant height averages about 31 inches which is about half an inch shorter than Hutcheson.  MFL-159 has white flowers, gray pubescence, tan pods, yellow seed coats, and buff hila.  Leaflet shape is ovate.  Plants have the determinate growth habit.  It is resistant to soybean mosaic virus.  It is susceptible to soybean cyst nematode, so probably would not do well in infested fields.



Name, City Telephone #


Essex Montague Farms, Inc., Center Cross 804-443-3536 C
Westmoreland VCIA Foundation Seed Farm, Mt. Holly 804-472-3500 F