Yield is top factor for wheat variety, but other traits deserve attention

Smith, Ron
March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on yield stability as a key factor in choosing wheat variety. It states that wheat growers must look at variety trials and evaluate varieties over multiple years and at multiple locations. It also mentions that yield limiting factors from any test that could have determined ranking should also be investigated. Another option suggested is to look at the grazing potential and disease and pest resistance of a variety.


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