AAC Raymore durum wheat.

Singh, A.K., Clarke, J.M., Knox, R.E., DePauw, R.M., McCaig, T.N., Cuthbert, R.D., Clarke, F.R., and Fernandez, M.R. (2014). "AAC Raymore durum wheat.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94(7), pp. 1289-1296. doi : 10.4141/CJPS-2014-048  Access to full text


AAC Raymore durum wheat [Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) Husn.] is adapted to the durum production area of the Canadian prairies. AAC Raymore is the first solid stem durum genotype registered for production in Canada for protection against wheat stem sawfly, and combines high grain yield, grain protein concentration, test weight, and low grain cadmium concentration. AAC Raymore has similar straw strength, plant height, and days to maturity as Strongfield. AAC Raymore is resistant to leaf rust, stem rust, stripe rust, common bunt, is moderately susceptible to loose smut, and has improved resistance to common root rot compared with the check cultivars. AAC Raymore has end use quality suitable for the Canada Western Amber Durum class.

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