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Trego, Arlin, and Jagger (KS11HW39-5-4)

Variety Protection Status

PVP with Title V

Year of Release



Kansas State University

Optimal Economic Use

Grain or Grain plus limited grazing

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Variety Highlights

Moderately Resistant to WSMV
Moderately Resistant to stripe, leaf and stem rusts
Very good overall yield record

This variety from Kansas Wheat Alliance is a hard white wheat with a pedigree consisting of KSU experimental lines related to Trego, Arline, and Jagger. Joe is medium-late maturity, medium-tall, with a well-stocked disease package indicating moderate resistance to stripe rust and resistance to leaf rust and WSMV. It also shows good milling and baking qualities. Joe is a strong variety and high yielding for western Kansas as a white wheat.

It tested well again in Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma yielding in the top tier. It carries the WSM2 gene, offering effective resistance to WSMV available. Intermediate pre-harvest sprouting tolerance.


  • Resistant to WSMV
  • Rust Resistance
  • Yield Potential

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Unauthorized Propagation Prohibited – to Be Sold by Variety name Only As a Class of Certified Seed – U.S. Protected Variety – 1994 PVPA.