SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT

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MANAGMENT TIPS

  • Consider a growth regulator in +100 Bu./A environments
  • Excellent straw option with a smooth head type
  • Low management variety with strong head scab tolerance

722

STRENGTHS

This awnless variety offers high straw tonnage and great yield potential for multiple revenue streams. BECK 722 has excellent head scab tolerance and high test weight as an ease-of-use type of product.
722

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
1.5 1.9

Yield Comparisons

Yrs. Plots Variety Bu./A Test Wght.
3 40 BECK 722
BECK 730
89.3
87.5
57.5
56.4
2 20 BECK 722
Pioneer P25R50
86.4
83.2
57.0
56.4
2 21 BECK 722
Pioneer P25R74
87.5
85.1
57.0
57.5

General Characteristics

Exp # 5901
Relative Maturity +1
Awns No Awns
Seed Size 13000
Fungicide Response Low
15" Row Adaptability
7
Test Weight
9
Double Crop
8

Plant Traits

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

Plant Health

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

Rating: 9 = Best