SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT

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MANAGMENT TIPS

  • Position away from +100 bu./A environments
  • Excellent straw option with a smooth head type
  • Low management type with strong head scab tolerance

722

STRENGTHS

This new smooth headed variety offers high straw tonnage as well as great yield potential for multiple revenue streams. This variety offers excellent head scab tolerance and high test weight as an ease of use type of product.

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.
2 76 BECK 722
BECK 120
96.9
91.8
58.5
56.4
2 58 BECK 722
BECK 128
98.2
95.6
58.6
57.7
2 66 BECK 755
HILLIARD
96.9
90.2
58.3
57.5

General Characteristics

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