Wheat

APPALACHIAN WHITE was released by USDA. is a hard white winter wheat. It is awned, semi-dwarf, with white chaff. It heads on the average 115 days after January 1. It has good stalk strength, good winter hardiness. It averages 35 inches in height. It has moderate resistance to yellow dwarf virus, powdery mildew, Fusarium head blight, stagonospora nodorum head blight, and leaf rust. It has good Hessian fly resistance but is resistant to stripe rust. It has moderate susceptibility to stem rust.

CAROLINA WHITE It is an awnletted soft white winter wheat bred to meet the needs of the Carolina Ground organic flour mill in Asheville, North Carolina. Carolina White is adapted to Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. Carolina White provides high grain yield and test weight combined with resistance to leaf rust and moderate resistance to powdery mildew. It is moderately tolerant to Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV), moderately resistant to Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), but susceptible to Biotypes B, C, D, O, and L of Hessian fly. NC-Carolina White may be licensed through North Carolina State University and can only be produced as a Foundation or Certified class of seed

HILLIARD was released by Virginia Tech. It is a soft red wheat. It is a broadly adapted variety with high yield potential, medium stature (34-38 inches), later heading date, and excellent straw strength. Plant stem and spike color of Hilliard are green, and its spikes are tapering and awned. Hilliard is resistant to powdery mildew, Barley and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Viruses and moderately resistant to leaf rust, leaf blotch caused by Septoria tritici and Stagnosopora nodorum, and glume blotch caused by S. nodorum. Hilliard is resistant to Hessian fly biotypes B, C, and D, but susceptible to biotype O and L. US VARIETY PROTECTION APPLIED FOR.

NC09-20986 was released by North Carolina State University. It is a soft red winter wheat. NC09-20986 exhibits green plant color, erect, not twisted, no-wax flag leaves, yellow anther color, mid-dense heads, no anthocyanin, and tan glumes. The plants average 35-36 inches and heads are awned that emerge 6 days earlier than ‘Shirley’. It has good grain yield and excellent test weight combined with resistance to powdery mildew, stripe rust, soil-borne virus and moderate resistance to Fusarium head blight and leaf rust. It is resistant to Biotypes B, C, D, O, and L of Hessian fly (biotype L is the predominant biotype in the Southeastern US). An exclusive license by NCSU Agricultural Research Services will be required.

NU-EAST is a hard red winter wheat developed by USDA .It is awned, semi-dwarf, with brown chaff. It heads on the average 109 days after January 1. It has good stalk strength, good winter hardiness. It averages 35 inches in height. It has moderate resistance to stem rust, yellow dwarf virus, powdery mildew, Fusarium head blight, stagonospora nodorum head blight, and Hessian fly. It has good leaf rust resistance but is susceptible to stripe rust.

ROANE was released by Virginia Agricultural Research Station. It is a soft red winter wheat that is a full season, high yielding, awnletted variety with high-test weight. It is shorter than Jackson and is resistant to the prevalent field populations of powdery mildew, has intermediate resistance to soil borne mosaic, wheat spindle streak, and leaf and glume blotch. It has resistance to some of the races of leaf rust, but has no resistance to stem rust. US PROTECTED VARIETY and can be sold only as a Class of Certified Seed. No Registered Class.