Slingshot is highly resistant to anthracnose, aphanomyces root rot (race 1), fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, phytophthora root rot, pea aphid, spotted alfalfa aphid, northern root nematode and stem nematode. It is resistant to bacterial wilt.
Parental selections came from forage nurseries in Idaho, Washington and Wisconsin. Plants that demonstrated persistence, vigor and disease resistance were selected.
|Root Habit||Tap Rooted|
|Plant Type||Upright Multifoliate|
|Preferred Growing Conditions||Widely adapted|
|Production Period||Spring – Fall|
|Winter Survival and Adaption|