Tatanka


Hard Red Winter Wheat

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Optimal economic uses:
Grain only

Pedigree: Trego and Jagger/T151 (KS12H56-6-4)

Variety Protection Status: Pending

Year of release: Certified Seed available Fall 2017

Developer: Kansas State University Research Foundation

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Characteristics

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


Acid soil tolerance: Moderately tolerant
Coleoptile length: Medium long
Drought tolerance: Very good
Early spring greenup: Intermediate
Fall ground cover capability: N/A
Grazing potential in fall: N/A
Height: Medium
Maturity (heading date): Medium
Protein: Average
Quality-Baking: Good
Quality-Milling: Very Good
Seed size: Medium
Shattering reputation: Very Good
Straw strength: Average
Test weight: Very Good
Tillering: Good
Winterhardiness: Good
Overall yield record where adapted: Very Good

Comments

This hard red variety from Kansas Wheat Alliance was released from the K-State Hays Experiment Station. It is derived from a Kansas experimental line and T151. It has been tested across western Kansas showing excellent yield. It has good drought tolerance and it will do well on semi-arid areas in the High Plains.

     It comes with resistance to stripe rust and soil-borne mosaic. It is intermediate to leaf rust and barley yellow dwarf virus. It also has tolerance to acidic soils. Milling and baking qualities are good.

Strengths:

  • Resistance to stripe rust and stem rust
  • Good drought tolerance
  • Good winterhardiness
  • Good baking quality

Weaknesses:

  • Moderately susceptible to WSMV pressure
  • Average straw strength

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