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MFS-561 Soybean Variety Description
U. S. Protected Variety
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
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