SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT

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MANAGMENT TIPS

  • Allows for flexible placement across soil types
  • Performs best in the I-70 corridor and south
  • Low response to fungicide applications

721

STRENGTHS

This southern specialist offers versatile performance across soil types, from the stress acre to the top-end yield acre. It has excellent plant health and harvest looks from planting through harvest.
721

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 1.9

Yield Comparisons

Yrs. Plots Variety Bu./A Test Wght.
4 86 BECK 721
BECK 120
93.9
93.5
58.0
56.4
1 46 BECK 721
AgriMAXX 473
77.5
74.7
55.8
55.6
1 23 BECK 721
Dyna-Grow 9811
76.0
72.2
55.0
55.0

General Characteristics

Exp # 5407
Relative Maturity +1
Awns Awns (Bearded)
Seed Size 14000
Fungicide Response Low
15" Row Adaptability
8
Test Weight
8
Double Crop
8

Plant Traits

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

Plant Health

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

Rating: 9 = Best