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KS Dallas

Hard Red Winter Wheat

Optimal economic uses:

Grain only

Pedigree: KS08HW112-6, TX03A0148 and Danby TR

Variety protection status: Pending

Year of release: September 2019

Developer: Kansas State University

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Barley yellow dwarf: Intermediate
Hessian fly: Moderately Susceptible
Leaf rust: Resistant
Stem rust: Resistant
Stripe rust: Moderately Resistant – Intermediate
Powdery mildew: Moderately Susceptible
Septoria leaf blotch:
Soilborne mosaic: Susceptible
Tan spot:
Wheat streak mosaic: Resistant

Acid soil tolerance: Susceptible
Coleoptile length: Medium-long
Drought tolerance:
Early spring greenup:
Fall ground cover capability:
Grazing potential in fall:
Height: Medium
Maturity (heading date): Medium
Protein: Average
Quality-Baking: Good
Seed size: Large
Shattering reputation: Good
Straw strength: Average
Test weight: Average
Overall yield record where adapted: 


This new release variety from Kansas Wheat Alliance is a hard red winter wheat with a pedigree of KS08HW112-6, TX03A0148 and Danby TR.  KS15H116-6, KS Dallas, is a medium maturity and medium height variety. It performed well in western Kansas in 2017 and 2018.

KS Dallas has a strong disease package with wheat streak mosaic virus resistance up to 21o C. It has moderate resistance to stripe rust and good resistance to leaf rust and stem rust. It is susceptible to soilborne mosaic virus and moderately susceptible to Hessian fly.

KS Dallas has good milling and baking qualities. In general, it has good flour yield, high water absorption and good mixing tolerance.


  • Resistant to WSMV
  • High yield potential


  • Susceptible to soilborne mosaic virus
  • Susceptible to acidic soils

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