SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT

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MANAGMENT TIPS

  • Excellent for wet-natured soils
  • Tremendous fall establishment
  • Stout agronomic disease package

720

STRENGTHS

BECK 720 takes versatility to a whole new level across Beck's entire marketing area. This variety delivers high disease resistance from start to finish for all productivity levels. Trust this variety to deliver a yield punch and high grain quality for any acre or management style.

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 1.6
No-Till
1.4 1.7
Spreader
1.5 1.8

Yield Comparisons

Yrs. Plots Variety Bu./A Test Wght.
2 32 BECK 720
BECK 726
93.3
90.4
58.3
56.1
2 32 BECK 720
BECK 727
94.9
91.1
58.3
58.0
1 12 BECK 720
Pioneer P25R50
92.3
88.2
58.3
56.4

General Characteristics

Exp # 5001
Relative Maturity +1
Awns Awns (Bearded)
Seed Size 12500
Fungicide Response Med.
15" Row Adaptability
9
Test Weight
8
Double Crop
8

Plant Traits

Plant Height Med. Tall
Plant Color Med. Green
Standability
7
Tillering
9
Winter Hardiness
9
Fall Growth
9
Plant Uniformity
8
Straw Yield
8

Plant Health

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

Rating: 9 = Best