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Stettler hard red spring wheat

DePauw, R.M., Knox, R.E., Clarke, F.R., Clarke, J.M., McCaig, T.N. (2009). Stettler hard red spring wheat, 89(5), 945-951.


DePauw, R. M., Knox, R. E., Clarke, F. R., Clarke, J. M. and McCaig, T. N. 2009 . Stettler hard red spring wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 89: 945-951. Based on 34 replicated trials over 3 yr, Stettler, a doubled haploid hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), expressed significantly higher grain yield than all checks except Superb. Wheat and flour protein concentration were significantly greater than all of the checks except Lillian. It matured significantly later than AC Barrie and Katepwa but earlier than Superb. Stettler was significantly shorter than all of the checks except Superb and was more resistant to lodging than Katepwa and Laura. Stettler had high grain volume weight and intermediate kernel weight relative to the checks, and meets the end-use quality specifications of the Canada Western Red Spring wheat market class. Stettler expressed resistance to prevalent races of stem rust, common bunt and loose smut, with moderate susceptibility to prevalent races of leaf rust and fusarium head blight.

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