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Table 1. 1999 Hard Red Winter Wheat Variety Descriptions
Variety Agent or Origin Year Quality Leaf rust1 Stem rust1 Maturity Straw strength Height Wintera hardiness ND 1975 Good S R3 med. m. med. good Norstar Can. 1977 Average S S late med. tall good Winridge MT 1980 V. Poor S S med. strong med. poor Rita SD 1980 Average MS MR2 early strong med. fair Rose SD 1981 Poor S MS2 early v. strong short fair Norwin* MT 1983 Poor S MS med. strong v.short fair Agassiz ND 1983 Average S R med. med. med. good Siouxland NE 1984 Poor MR R early strong med. poor Seward ND 1987 Poor S R med. m. med. good Abilene* AgriPro 1987 2.5 S MR early strong v.short poor Judith MT 1988 Average S S med. strong med. fair Arapahoe NE 1989 Poor MR MR med. med. med. fair CDC Can. 1994 NA S S med. m. med. good Elkhorn ND 1995 Average MR R4 med. med. med. good Erhardt MT 1996 NA S R med. strong med good McGuire MT 1996 NA S R m. early strong m. tall fair Rampart** MT 1996 NA S R med. strong med. poor AC Can. 1996 NA S S med. strong med. good Nekota SD/NE 1997 NA MS NA early v. strong v. short good Alliance NE 1997 NA S NA early strong short good Crimson SD 1997 NA MS NA med. m. med. NA Tandem SD 1997 NA MS NA early med. med. NA Windstar NE 1997 NA MS NA early med. med. NA Ransom ND 1998 Good R NA m. early med. med. good
a Varieties with less than good winterhardiness should be seeded only in tall stubble.
* Semidwarf, ** Saw fly resistant.
1 R = resistant; MR = moderately resistant; MS = moderately susceptible; S = susceptible.
2 Susceptible in artificially induced epidemics.
3 Slow rusting type of resistance to race 15.
4 Occasionally mixed with some susceptible plants.
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