Madina B
Name of the variety in France
Madina
Origin
This variety was obtained in 1964 by INRA by crossbreeding Cardinal and Sultanine.
Synonyms
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Madina is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list.
Use
Table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostate hairs,
- the yellow young leaves with bronze spots,
- the circular or wedge-shaped light green adult leaves, entire or with three or five lobes, with shallow lateral sinuses, a slightly open or closed V-shaped petiole sinus, medium teeth with straight or convex sides, no or a very slight anthocyanin coloration of veins, a smooth, slightly twisted leaf blade, goffered along the veins, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect and prostate hairs, 
- the broad ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 133 223 239 176 186 248 248 243 249
Allel 2 149 232 249 191 188 252 254 243 251
Phenology
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: late-season, 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Madina has got strong vigor. As its fertility is moderate, it must be trained and pruned long. Berries are sometimes sensitive to bursting, if it rains at the end of ripening.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Madina is not very susceptible to rot.
Technological potentiality
Madina's bunches are medium in size and not very compact. The berries are seedless, small to medium in size, golden, simple-flavored, with a fairly thick skin and a juicy pulp. Madina has a good storage and transport capacity.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Madina clone carries the number 970.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi, France.
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.é
Description of clones certified in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technological data Autres informations
Clone no. Marque Origin Selection Year of
certification
Agronomic
references
Surface area used
for propagation (year)
Fertility Production
level
Bunch
weight
Vigor Berry
size
Susceptibility
to grey rot
Sugar
level
Color
potential
Titrable
acidity
Tannic
structure
Aromatic
intensity
Oenological
suitability
New General
note
Agro-tecnic
note
Note
agronomique
Agronomic
note
Links
970 INRA 1990