Independence: (Gift to Zaporozhye x Winter-resistant black seedless, 414-11) - a hybrid form of grapes of early-middle or middle ripening period. Beginning of grape ripening on August 25-30. Maturation in the Kiev region occurs on September 10-20. Functionally female flower. Pea berries are not significant.
Bunches are dense or medium density. Berries are large, round, yellow, weighing 6-8 grams per seedling and 14-20 grams per rootstock. The pulp is medium-dense, crispy. The taste of berries is harmonious. Gains up to 25% sugar. Bunch weighing 300 - 500 grams per seedling and 0.8 - 1.5 kg per rootstock.
The strength of growth of the hybrid form of grapes is high, the fruitfulness of shoots is very high - 2-3 bunches per shoot. Early maturation of the vine. Resistance to disease is increased, at the level of 2.5 - 3.5 points on the susceptibility scale. Three treatments against diseases and pests are enough. Frost resistance about -27, -28 gr.S.
When freezing cuttings in the freezer (24 hours) at a temperature of - 28 degrees C, the preservation of cells was 20%. The description of the form is based on the results of the fifth fruiting on the seedling and the second fruiting on the rootstock. The form was selected for further testing in 2016. Working title Independence.