Georgia Soft Winter Wheat


University of Georgia Soft Winter Wheat Breeder: Dr. Mohamed Mergoum
University of Georgia Small Grain Extension Pathologist: Dr. Alfredo Martinez

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

2019 MR Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties

Entry Name Source FHB Resistance
Pioneer 26R41 DuPont Pioneer MR
Dyna-Gro 9171 Dyna-Gro Seed MR
SS 8415 Southern States Cooperative MR
AGS 3000 Stratton Seed Co. MR
AGS 3030 Stratton Seed Co. MR/MS
AGS 3040 Stratton Seed Co. MR/MS
USG 3640 JoMar/UniSouth Genetics MR/MS
Hilliard Virginia Crop Improvement Assn. MR

FHB Resistance - R=Resistant, MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, Rating - 0-9 where 0 indicates no symptoms (highly resistant) and 9 indicates complete head coverage (highly susceptible)

* 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.