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Regional Wheat Variety Information

July 29, 2011
 
 

The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Farm Journal. It corresponds with the article "Wheat Stands Up" You can find the article in the 2011 Summer Seed Guide issue. 

 
 

 

Duster

  • Area of adaptation: Wide -- southern Great Plains
  • Maturity: Medium/late
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grazing potential in fall: Very good, with excellent grazing recovery
  • Test weight: Good
  • Winter hardiness: Good
  • Leaf rust: Resistant
  • Hessian fly: Resistance to the Great Plains biotype
  • Powdery mildew: Resistant
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Resistant
  • Tan spot: Moderately resistant
  • Stripe rust: Intermediate resistance
  • Wheat streak: Moderately resistant
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Ruby Lee

  • Area of adaptation: Wide – southern and central Plains; southern High Plains
  • Maturity: Medium/early
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grazing potential in fall: Excellent, with excellent grazing recovery
  • Test weight: Very good
  • Winter hardiness: Earlier than Endurance
  • Leaf rust: Moderately resistant
  • Hessian fly: Good, but temperature sensitive in greenhouse
  • Powdery mildew: Intermediate resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Resistant
  • Tan spot: Resistant
  • Stripe rust: Intermediate resistance (similar to Endurance)
  • Wheat streak: Moderately resistant
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Garrison

  • Comments: Versatile under a wide range of stresses, including late freezes.
  • Area of adaptation: Wide – southern and central Plains; southern High Plains
  • Maturity: Late (similar to Endurance)
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grazing potential in fall: Rapid establishment, average fall forage accumulation
  • Test weight: Good
  • Winter hardiness: Exceptional
  • Leaf rust: Moderately resistant
  • Hessian fly: Susceptible
  • Powdery mildew: Intermediate/moderately resistant
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Highly resistant
  • Tan spot: Resistant
  • Stripe rust: Highly resistant
  • Wheat streak: N/A
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Billings

  • Area of adaptation: North-central Oklahoma and south-central Kansas, and under irrigation in the Oklahoma panhandle.
  • Maturity: Early to medium
  • Grazing potential in fall: Average; recovery not as good as other wheat varieties
  • Test weight: Very good
  • Winter hardiness: N/A
  • Leaf rust: Resistant
  • Hessian fly: N/A
  • Powdery mildew: Moderately resistant
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Resistant
  • Tan spot: N/A
  • Stripe rust: Resistant
  • Wheat streak: N/A
  • Learn more
 
 

Everest

  • Area of adaptation: All across Kansas, and particularly central and eastern Kansas
  • Maturity: Early
  • Grazing potential in fall: N/A
  • Test weight: Excellent
  • Winter hardiness: Good
  • Leaf rust: Resistant
  • Hessian fly: Resistant
  • Powdery mildew: Moderately resistant
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Resistant
  • Tan spot: Moderately susceptible
  • Stripe rust: Resistant
  • Wheat streak: Moderately susceptible
  • Learn more
 
 

WestBred Armour

  • Area of adaptation: Central and southern Great Plains
  • Maturity: Medium to early
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grazing potential in fall: Average
  • Test weight: Good
  • Winter hardiness: Very good
  • Leaf rust: Very good resistance
  • Hessian fly: Poor resistance
  • Powdery mildew: Excellent resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Excellent resistance
  • Tan spot: N/A
  • Stripe rust: Excellent resistance
  • Wheat streak: Moderate resistance
  • Learn more
 
 

WestBred Cedar

  • Area of adaptation: Central and southern Great Plains
  • Maturity: Medium to early
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grazing potential in fall: Average
  • Test weight: Good
  • Winter hardiness: Very good
  • Leaf rust: Moderate resistance
  • Hessian fly: Poor resistance
  • Powdery mildew: Moderate resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Excellent resistance
  • Tan spot: N/A
  • Stripe rust: Very good resistance
  • Wheat streak: N/A
  • Learn more
 


Winterhawk

  • Area of adaptation: Western high plains
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grazing potential in fall: Very good
  • Test weight: Very good
  • Winter hardiness: Good
  • Leaf rust: Moderate to poor resistance
  • Hessian fly: Poor resistance
  • Powdery mildew: Moderate resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Excellent resistance
  • Tan spot: N/A
  • Stripe rust: Excellent resistance
  • Wheat streak: Moderate to poor resistance
  • Learn more
     
 

SY Greer

  • Area of adaptation: Central Plains
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Grazing potential in fall: Excellent
  • Test weight: Fair
  • Winter hardiness: Good
  • Leaf rust: Good resistance
  • Hessian fly: Fair to poor resistance
  • Powdery mildew: Good resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Excellent resistance
  • Tan spot: Very good resistance
  • Stripe rust: Excellent resistance
  • Wheat streak: Very good resistance
  • Learn more
 

SY Soren

No information is available at this time.


SY Tyra

No information is available at this time.

 

CJ

  • Area of adaptation: Central Plains
  • Maturity: Early
  • Grazing potential in fall: Good
  • Test weight: Good
  • Winter hardiness: Very good
  • Leaf rust: Very good resistance
  • Hessian fly: Very good resistance
  • Powdery mildew: Good resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Very good resistance
  • Tan spot: Good resistance
  • Stripe rust: Moderate resistance
  • Wheat streak: Very good resistance
  • Learn more
 

SY Gold

  • Area of adaptation: Central Plains
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Grazing potential in fall: Good
  • Test weight: Very good
  • Winter hardiness: Good
  • Leaf rust: Excellent resistance
  • Hessian fly: Fair to poor resistance
  • Powdery mildew: Moderate resistance
  • Soil-borne mosaic: Excellent resistance
  • Tan spot: Very good resistance
  • Stripe rust: Excellent resistance
  • Wheat streak: Excellent resistance
  • Learn more
 

SY Ovation

New variety. No information is available at this time.

 
 

 

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FEATURED IN: Farm Journal - Seed Guide 2011
RELATED TOPICS: Wheat, Technology, Crops

 
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