Hard White Winter Wheat Variety
Optimal economic uses:
Pedigree: RonL sib, Clearfield variety (KS08HW35-1)
Variety protection status: PVP
Year of release: 2012
Developer: Kansas State University Research Foundation
Barley yellow dwarf: Moderately susceptible
Acid soil tolerance: Moderately susceptible
This K-State variety, marketed by Kansas Wheat Alliance, is a single-gene Clearfield, white wheat. Clara CL has moderate resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus.
Clara CL is moderately resistant to soilborne mosaic virus. It has average sprouting tolerance – better than most other white wheats except for Danby. It is moderately resistant to leaf rust, and intermediate to stripe rust. As a result, it is adapted throughout western and central Kansas.
Special notes on cultural practices:
• A Clearfield variety, for use in the BASF Clearfield program.