Varietal Characteristics*:

  • Growing Zone: Best suited to the mid-long season wheat-growing zones.
  • Yield: Very good potential, well adapted to areas where FHB and the rusts are of concern.
  • Maturity: 0.5 days later than Superb.
  • Height: Shorter stature, 4.5 cm shorter than the checks Unity VB and Superb.
  • Lodging: Excellent lodging resistance.
  • Quality: Excellent test weight and kernel weight relative to checks.
  • Disease Resistance: R to stem rust, leaf rust and common bunt; I to leaf spot and loose smut; Improved
  • resistance to FHB and reduced DON levels relative to resistant checks.

*Varietal characteristics based on Request for Support of BW406.