Hard White Winter Wheat
Optimal economic uses:
Pedigree: KS05HW122-5-2/ KS05HW15-2-2//KS06HW46-3.
Variety protection status: Pending
Year of release: September 2019
Developer: Kansas State University
Barley yellow dwarf: Moderately susceptible
Acid soil tolerance: Intermediate
This new release variety from Kansas Wheat Alliance is a hard white winter wheat with a pedigree of KS05HW122-5-2, KS05HW15-2-2 andKS06HW46-3. KS Silverado is a medium early and medium-short wheat line with similar heading date and height to T158.
KS Silverado has high yield potential and a broad adaptation across multiple states in the Great Plains. It has very good pre-harvest sprouting tolerance, a good disease package, and strong straw strength. In addition, it has very good test weight and excellent baking qualities. With these features, KS Silverado should be adapted to a broad region including western and central Kansas and other neighboring states for both dryland and irrigation production. It will adapt to central KS well with its good straw strength and pre-harvest sprouting tolerance.