MFS-561 Soybean Variety Description

 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 coat, and light buff hila. Leaflet shape is lanceovate.  Plants have determinate growth habit.  MFS-562 has great lodging resistance.  It is susceptible to soybean cyst nemotode.



Name, City Telephone #


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