Louisiana Soft Winter Wheat


Louisiana State Official Variety Trials Website
Current Year Variety Trial Results
LSU Ag Extension Publication
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat (Scab) in Louisiana


Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Soft Winter Wheat Breeder: Dr. Stephen Harrison
Louisiana State University Macon Ridge Research Station Pathologist: Dr. Paul "Trey" Price
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Field Crops Pathologist: Dr. Guy B. Padgett

Most Effective Fungicides
Brand Rate Timing Efficacy
Prosaro (Bayer) 6.5 to 8.2 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51) Good
Caramba (BASF) 13.5 to 17 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51) Good
Proline (Bayer) 5 to 5.7 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51) Good
Tebuconazole (Generics) 4.0 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51) Fair
Miravis Ace 13.7 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51) Good
Supplemental Information Courtesy of North Central Regional Committee on Management of Small Grain Diseases (NCERA-184): Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Wheat Diseases
2020 MR Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties
Entry NameSourceFHB ReactionaFHB Rating
AgriMAXX 473AgriMAXX Wheat Co.MR/MS3.5
AgriMAXX 481AgriMAXX Wheat Co.MR/MS7.8
AgriMAXX 492AgriMAXX Wheat Co.MR/MS6.0
Delta Grow 1000Delta Grow SeedMR3.3
Pioneer 26R45Dupont PioneerMR3.5
Dyna-Gro 9701Dyna-Gro SeedMR3.3
#BULLETProgeny Ag ProductsMR3.3
#TURBOProgeny Ag ProductsMR/MS5.0
AGS 3040Stratton SeedMR6.5
SY ViperSyngentaMR4.3
USG 3118UniSouth Genetics, Inc.MR/MS6.3
USG 3640UniSouth Genetics, Inc.MR/MS6.0
Liberty 5658Virginia Tech UniversityR3.3

aFHB Reaction is observed reaction based on FDK (Fusarium damaged kernels) and DON for two or more years. Reaction Types are: Resistant (R), Moderately Resistant (MR), Moderately Susceptible (MS), and Susceptible (S).

FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, Rating (two years data) - 1-9 with 1 indicating no symptoms (highly resistant) and 9 being fully blighted heads (highly susceptible). Values are based on an index of FHB, ISK and DON.
* Please Note: The USWBSI recommends the planting of Moderate Resistant (MR) varieties, public or private, as an effective way to help manage FHB. Varieties with a rating of MR or better for FHB were determined through official state variety trials and/or recommendations from each state’s public small grain specialists.