1976 QR. Discovered 1976 Aug. 26 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in honor of Vasilij Egorovich Tairov (1859–1938), Russian viticulturist and oenologist, author of a famous catalogue of wines (including counterfeits). He was founder and head of the first Russian research institute on viticulture, near Odessa (now the Ukrainian Tairov Research Institute of Viticulture). (M 34623)