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Soybean Parentage Information

The soybean parentage information in this database was partially gleaned from the Uniform Soybean Tests for the Southern and Northern regions as well as other sources such as USDA technical bulletins, variety registrations and PVP applications. The strains that appear here were part of the uniform trials and not the preliminary trials. In most cases, the pedigree of individual strains was followed back to named strains in both maternal and paternal lineages where possible. In some cases, the parentage of strains was not specified by the cooperators in the tests. In those cases the maternal and paternal parents are labeled as "Unspecified". In some cases, the actual parental information is partially or completely unknown. In those cases the unknown parentages is labeled with "Unknown". When available, synonyms for the strains were also collected. If a strain was named its PI number was also included as a synonym. In cases where the strain was found to be covered by PVP protection, the PVP registration number was also included. Because of the sources used, not all named soybean strains are listed. For additional information the user should consult the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) search page.

Strain names are prefixed with a code that identifies the program that produced them. The code is usually the first two letters in the strain name followed by the year it was released as a two digit number. A description of the code prefixes can be found here. Strains originating from Pioneer Hybrid generally begin with the letter "P" followed by 4 digits ie P2345. Some Pioneer strains have names of the form P followed by two digits followed by one letter followed by two digits ie P49M23.

We welcome submissions by the community of new or updated pedigree information. Please use this data submission Excel spreadsheet to submit your pedigree data.

To find the immediate parents of a line or cultivar, type the cultivar name or strain indentifier in the box below. Reset

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Record for Cultivar Sherman

CultivarSynonymsMaternal Parent X Paternal ParentCommentGoogle Search (New Window)
Sherman PI 548614
A72-512 (2) X PellaPVP 8700007Scour Google For This Line

Records Containing Sherman

CultivarSynonymsMaternal Parent X Paternal ParentComment
A88-121019 A82-267015 X Sherman
A88-221005 A82-267015 X Sherman
Asgrow A2242 XP2242
PI 561201
Sherman X XP1928
Holt PI 561858
Sherman X Harper
HS87-2067 Sherman X Madison Gl2810
K1191 KS4694
Sherman X Toano
K1192 KS4895
Sherman X Bay
KS4694 PI 586981
Sherman X ToanoPVP 9500131
KS4895 PI 595081
Sherman X BayPVP 9600287
LG89-6661 Sherman X LG84-1096
LN87-2112 Yale
PI 584441
Sherman X Fayette
LN89-295 PI 593258
Sherman X ResnikCV-350
Macon PI 593258
Sherman X Resnik
Magellan PI 595362
Sherman X HarperPVP 9600319
U87-63041 PI 561858
Sherman X Harperreleased as Holt
Yale LN87-2112
PI 584441
Sherman X FayetteCV-334, Crop Sci 35(4):1221

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