Conquer red spring wheat

Citation

Brown, P.D., Randhawa, H.S., Fetch, J.M., Meiklejohn, M., Fox, S.L., Humphreys, D.G., Green, D., Wise, I., Fetch, T., Gilbert, J., McCallum, B., Menzies, J. (2016). Conquer red spring wheat, 97(1), 147-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2016-0107

Plain language summary

Conquer is a hard red spring wheat combines good agronomic performance with good resistance to leaf rust, stem rust, stripe rust, common bunt as well wheat midge. Conquer had similar maturity, acceptable straw strength, and higher test weight as compared with check cultivars. Based on end-use quality analyses, Conquer has acceptable quality for the Canada Prairie Spring Red wheat market class.

Abstract

© Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada 2016. Conquer, an orange wheat blossom midge (Sitodiplosis mosellana Géhin) resistant hard red spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), combines good agronomic performance with good resistance to leaf rust, stem rust, stripe rust, and common bunt. Conquer had similar maturity, acceptable straw strength, and higher test weight as compared with check cultivars. Based on end-use quality analyses, Conquer has acceptable quality for the Canada Prairie Spring Red wheat market class.