WestBred Releases 10 New Wheat Varieties; Only One is Hard Red Winter Wheat

July 30, 2017

Monsanto’s wheat breeding arm, WestBred, has announced the release of 10 new wheat varieties in 2017, but only one of them, WB4269, is a hard red winter wheat.

WB4269 is a medium-early-maturing hard red winter wheat with very good adaptability in the Central and Southern Plains. It has improved fusarium head blight (scab) resistance for this region and can serve as a solid companion variety to WB4515 and WB4458.

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