|Botanical Name:||Rubus idaeus|
Andreas Smaal, Advanced Berry Breeding, De Kwakel, Netherlands
Gerrit de Weert, De Weert Beheer B.V, Rossum, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'Brilliance'
Summary: During rapid growth, the intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the apex of the very young shoot is very strong for 'Advabereen' whereas the intensity is very weak to weak for 'Brilliance'. The intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the current season's cane is medium to strong for 'Advabereen' whereas the intensity is strong to very strong for 'Brilliance'. The previous season's cane of 'Advabereen' is brownish grey whereas the previous season's cane of 'Brilliance' is brownish purple. The spines of 'Advabereen' are purplish brown with a small base whereas the spines of 'Brilliance' are brownish green with a medium sized base. The leaf of 'Advabereen' has medium to strong rugosity whereas the leaf of Brilliance' has a weak to medium degree of rugosity. The fruit of 'Advabereen' is firm to very firm whereas the fruit of 'Brilliance' is of medium firmness.
PLANT: semi-upright growth habit, medium to many current season shoots, bears fruit mainly on previous season's cane in summer and on current season's cane in autumn, vegetative bud burst mid-season
VERY YOUNG SHOOT: very strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration of apex during rapid growth
CURRENT SEASON'S CANE: emerges early to mid-season, strong to very strong glaucosity, medium to strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration, medium length, short to medium length of internode, short to medium length of vegetative bud
PREVIOUS SEASON'S CANE: medium length, brownish grey
SPINES: dense, small base, medium length, purplish brown
PEDICEL: few to medium number of spines
LEAF: dark green on upper side, equally three and five leaflets, medium to strong rugosity, relative position of lateral leaflets is not touching
LEAFLET: straight profile in cross-section
TERMINAL LEAFLET: medium to long, medium width
FLOWERING: begins early on previous season's cane, begins early to mid-season on current season's cane
PEDUNCLE: strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration
FRUITING LATERAL: semi-erect attitude, medium to long
FRUIT: medium to long, broad, length to width ratio is medium to large, broad conical shape in lateral view, medium red, strong glossiness, firm to very firm, moderate adherence to plug
FRUIT RIPENING: begins early on previous season's cane, begins early on current season's cane
FRUITING PERIOD: short to medium length on previous season's cane, long on current season's cane
Origin & Breeding History: 'Advabereen' was bred and developed by the breeders Andreas Smaal, of Advanced Berry Breeding, Netherlands, and Gerrit de Weert, of De Weert Beheer B.V., Netherlands. 'Advabereen' was selected in Rossum, Gelderland, Netherands, for its fruit characteristics including quality, productivity, and uniformity.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Advabereen' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2011/0113, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, in Angers, France. The trial was conducted by the Bundessortenamt, in Prüfstelle Wurzen, Germany, from 2013 to 2014.
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