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Table 1 Genotypes used in this project

From: Photoperiod sensitivity of Canadian flax cultivars and 5-azacytidine treated early flowering derivative lines

Genotype Pedigree Year of release Relative maturity description Variety description
CDC Sorrel FP956/Vimy 2008 Late Popularly grown Canadian flax cultivars: CDC Bethune and CDC Sorrel accounted for 25 and 21% of total flax acreage in 2017, respectively (personnel communication, Bert Siemens, Canadian Grain Commission)
CDC Bethune NorMan/FP857 1998 Medium-Late
Flanders McGregor/Dufferin 1989 Late Check cultivar for maturity in the mid- and long-season zone of the Canadian prairies
Prairie Thunder FP974 / FP1043 2009 Early Check cultivar for maturity in the short growing season zone of the Canadian prairies
Royal 1939 Medium Older oilseed variety (1940s)
RE 1 Royal Early 5-azacytidine treated early flowering derivative genotypes
RE 2 Royal Early
RE 3 Royal Early