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DENT VARIETIES—Continued.
VarietyMontgomery's White Dent.
Source-Phelps Montgomery, Mt. Carmel.

Description-Stalk medium in height. Kernels white. Does not mature at Storrs.

History-Unknown.

Variety-White Cap Yellow Dent.
Source—N. S. Strong, North Plain.

Description-Stalk medium in height, small in diameter. Ear short and small

. Kernels yellow with white caps, medium in depth and size, 12-16 rows. Matures very well at Storrs.

HistoryGrown in North Plain for 45 years.

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Variety-Northern White Dent.
Source-B. W. Bishop, Guilford.

Description-Stalk tall and large. Ear long and large. Kernels white, medium in depth, very large, 12 rows. Does not mature at Storrs.

HistoryMr. Bishop obtained seed from Peter Henderson Company, New York City about 1905, and grew it near White Hickory King, with which it probably mixed.

Variety-Peck's Yellow Dent.
Source-W. 0. Peck, East Haddam.

Description-Stalk medium in height and diameter. Ear medium in length and diameter. Kernels yellow, medium in depth and size, 14-18 rows. Matures well at Storrs.

History—Mr. Peck obtained seed of a "Connecticut Leaming" in 1916. May be slightly mixed with Brewer's Dent and also with Luce's Favorite.

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Variety—Pride of the North.
Source-Storrs Agric. Exper. Station.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear medium in length and diameter.
Kernels yellow, mediumly deep and small, 12-18 rows. Matures well at
Storrs.

History-Improved and selected by the late Professor A. G. Gulley of the
Connecticut Agricultural College, originally obtained from Ithaca, New
York. Grown at Storrs about 15 years.

Variety—Pride of North.
Source-I. N. Hollister, Glastonbury.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear medium in length. Kernels a variable yellow, 14-16 rows. Matures well at Storrs.

HistoryUnknown.
Variety-Pride of North.
Source-S. W. and F. A. Kirk, Hamden.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear short and small. Kernels yellow, medium in depth, small, 16-18 rows. Matures very well at Storrs. Smaller than Storrs' Pride of North.

History—Messrs. Kirk obtained seed from the late Professor Gulley of Storrs in 1910 and have selected since for maximum number of rows of kernels and mature and well filled ears.

Variety-Pride of North.
Source-H. J. Larkham, Norwichtown.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear medium in length and diameter.
Kernels yellow, medium in depth and size, 12-14 rows. Matures well at
Storrs.

History-Seed obtained from Thomas Griswold Seed Co., South Wethersfield, Conn.

Variety-Red Cob.
Source-Platt Seed Co., New Haven.

Description-Stalk tall and large. Kernels white. Does not mature at
Storrs.

History-Seed obtained from Missouri.

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DENT VARIETIES—Continued.
Variety-Reynolds Yellow Dent.
Source-W. W. Reynolds, New Britain.

Description-Stalk medium in height and diameter. Ear medium in length, large. Kernels yellow, deep, medium size, 14-16 rows. Matures at Storrs in favorable seasons.

HistoryUnknown.
Variety-Sciota.
Source-B. F. Page, Durham.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear medium in length, small. Kernels yellow with white caps, 12-14 rows. Matures well at Storrs.

History-Obtained seed from Ohio about 40 years ago.

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Figure 80.
Variety-Sharon White Cap.
Source-E. K. Dean, Sharon.

Description-Stalk medium in height and diameter. Ear medium in length and diameter. Kernels yellow with white caps, medium in depth and size, 12-14 rows, Matures weil at Storrs.

HistoryBrought by C. E. Benton from Michigan about 40 years ago. Generally grown about Sharon.

Variety Silver King.
Source-Roy McDonald, Menomonie, Wis.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear short, medium in diameter. Kernels white, deep, small, 16 rows. Matures very well at Storrs.

History-Obtained from Iowa by Wisconsin Experiment Station in 1904 and adapted by ear-to-row selection. Grown at Menomonie about 10 years, selecting the best ears in the field.

Variety-Sutton's Dent.
Source—R. C. Wilcox & Sons, Guilford.

Description-Stalk medium in height and large in diameter. Ear medium in length, very large. Kernels light yellow, deep, large, 14-16 rows. Does not mature very well at Storrs.

History-Obtained from Sutton Seed Co., in Illinois.

DENT VARIETIES–Continued.
Variety Sweepstakes.
Source-S. L. Hollister, Washington.
Description-Stalk tall, medium diameter. Ear medium in length_and
diameter. Kernels yellow, medium in depth and size, 14-18 rows. Does
not mature very well at Storrs.

History See West Branch Sweepstakes.
Variety Sweepstakes.
Source-Alex Smith, Clintonville.

Description-Stalk medium in height and diameter. Ear medium in length, large. Kernels reddish yellow, medium in depth, large, 12-18 rows. Does not mature very well at Storrs.

History—Is a result of a cross made 15-20 years ago between “Lancaster
Sure Crop" and a local Pennsylvanian variety. Has been selected since.

Variety Sweepstakes.
Source-West Branch Seed Growers' Association, Williamsport, Pa.

Description—Stalk medium in height and large in diameter. Ear medium in length and very large. Kernels a variable yellow, mediumly deep, large, 12-20 rows. Does not mature well at Storrs.

History—Is a result of a cross made 15-20 years ago between "Lancaster
Sure Crop" and a local Pennsylvanian variety. Has been selected since.

Variety Sweepstakes.
Source-Clark Seed Company, Milford.
Description-Similar to West Branch Sweepstakes.

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Variety—Tryon Dent.
Source-J. E. Daniels, Middletown.

Description-Stalk medium in height and small in diameter. Ear medium in length, tapering slightly. Kernels yellow, 12-16 rows. Matures well at Storrs.

History Originally Dowd Dent. Brought to Middletown from Guilford about 1900 by Willis Tryon and has been grown there since by a few farmers.

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DENT VARIETIES--Continued.

Variety-U. S. Department of Agriculture No. 119.

Source Office of Cereal Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington, D. C.

Description-Stalk tall and very large. Ear mediwn in length, very large. Kernels white, deep, large, 14-20 rows. Does not mature at Storrs.

History-A selection from Boone County White, obtained from Marley Riley, Thorntown, Boone County, Indiana. Bred by the U. S. Department of Agriculture since 1903 around Washington, D. C. Boone County White was originated by James Riley, Thorntown, Ind., in 1880.

Variety-U. S. Department of Agriculture No. 125.

Source Office of Cereal Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington, D. C.

Description-Stalk medium in height and large in diameter. Ear medium in length, large in diameter. Kernels yellow, deep, medium in size, 16-20 rows. Matures in very favorable seasons at Storrs.

HistoryA selection from Clarage, secured from Theodore Giffin at Sabina, Ohio in 1901. Grown and bred by the U. S. Departemnt of Agriculture at Sabina as Sel. 78 from 1901 to 1904. Grown as Sel. 125 at Sunbury, Ohio, 1905 to 1915. For a complete history of Clarage see Ohio Station Circular No. 117, "Varieties of Corn in Ohio.”

VarietyU. S. Department of Agriculture No. 133.

Source-Office of Cereal Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington.

Description-Stalk short and small. Ear medium in length, large. Kernels yellow, deep, medium in size, 14-18 rows. Matures very well at Storrs.

History-A selection from Minnesota No. 13. Secured from Professor C. P. Bull, Minnesota Experiment Station in 1903. Bred and improved by the Minnesota Experiment Station since 1893. Bred by U. S. Department of Agriculture from 1904 to 1921 at Hartford, South Dakota, and Oconomowoc, Wis.

Variety-Webber's Dent.
Source-Department of Plant Breeding, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.

Description-Stalk medium in height, small in diameter. Ear short and small. Kernels yellow, shallow, small, 14-16 rows. Matures very well at Storrs.

HistoryDeveloped at Cornell Experiment Station by 5 years of ear-torow selection from Funk's 90 Day in co-operation with G. R. Schauber of Ballston Lake, Saratoga Co., New York.

Variety-Webber's Dent.
Source-Willis Frost, Bridgewater.

Description-Stalk medium in height and diameter. Ear medium in length and diameter, tapering slightly. Kernels yellow, deep medium in size, 14-18 rows. Matures fairly well at Storrs.

History--Developed at Cornell Experiment Station by 5 years of ear-torow selection from Funk's 90 Day in cooperation with G. R. Schauber of Ballston Lake, Saratoga Co., New York. Seed obtained in 1916.

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