MFS-561 Soybean Variety Description
Can be sold only as a class of Certified seed
MFS-561 is a high yielding, small seeded variety developed by Virginia Tech. It is a food grade soybean variety for the manufacture of natto and soybean sprouts. It is superior in yield, maturity, and natto quality traits to MFS-591. It has white flowers, gray pubescence, tan pods, yellow seed coats, and light buff hila. Leaflet shape is lanceovate. Plants have determinate growth habit. MFS-561 has great lodging resistance. It is susceptible to soybean cyst nemotode.
County Name, City Telephone # Class
Essex Montague Farms, Inc., Center Cross 804-443-3536 C
Westmoreland VCIA Foundation Seed Farm, Mt. Holly 804-472-3500 F