SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT

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MANAGMENT TIPS

  • Best positioned for medium and higher productive soils
  • Responds well to increased rates of nitrogen
  • Use a fungicide to optimize flag leaf health

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STRENGTHS

This competitive variety excels under high management and medium and higher productive soils. This variety has aggressive growth and establishment early capped with superior tolerance to head scab just ahead of harvest.
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Variety Positioning and Adaptability

Irrigation X
High X
Medium X
Low X
Poorly Drained X
Soil Productivity:
Excellent
Good
Not Rec.

Recommended seeding population

1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.9
2.0
2.1
Conventional
1.3 1.7
No-Till
1.4 1.8
Spreader
1.6 2.0

Yield Comparisons

Yrs. Plots Variety Bu./A Test Wght.
3 69 BECK 128
AgriPro SY547
91.3
90.2
56.9
57.9
1 30 BECK 128
Dyna-Gro 9701
96.8
94.8
56.6
56.8
2 38 BECK 128
Pioneer 25R74
86.7
85.1
56.8
57.0

General Characteristics

Exp # 5401
Relative Maturity +4
Awns Awns (Bearded)
Seed Size 11700
Fungicide Response Med.
15" Row Adaptability
8
Test Weight
8
Double Crop
6

Plant Traits

Plant Height Med. Tall
Plant Color Med. Green
Standability
8
Tillering
8
Winter Hardiness
8
Fall Growth
9
Plant Uniformity
8
Straw Yield
9

Plant Health

Septoria Leaf Blotch
7
Septoria Glume Blotch
8
Powdery Mildew
6
Leaf Rust
6
Stripe Rust
6
Wheat Scab
9
BYDV
7
SBWMV
7

Rating: 9 = Best

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