Joe

Seed Quick-Facts

Pedigree

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

Variety Protection Status

PVP with Title V

Year of Release

2015

Developer

Kansas State University

Optimal Economic Use

Grain or Grain plus limited grazing

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Variety Highlights

Resistant to WSMV
Resistant to leaf, stripe 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 resistance to stripe rust. 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.

Case in point: this was the variety used to demolish the record in last year’s Kansas Wheat Yield Contest. It tested well again in Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma yielding in the top tier. It carries the WSM2 gene, offering the best resistance to WSMV available. Intermediate pre-harvest sprouting tolerance.

Strengths:

  • Resistant to WSMV
  • Resistance to leaf, stripe, and stem rusts

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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.