Illinois Soft Winter Wheat


University of Illinois Small Grains Breeder: Dr. Jessica Rutkoski
University of Illinois Small Grains Pathologist: Dr. Nathan Kleczewski

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 13.4 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

2018 MR Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties

Entry Name Source FHB Rating
AgriMAXX 454 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 3.3
AgriMAXX 463 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 1.6
AgriMAXX 475 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 3.0
AgriMAXX 485 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 2.7
AgriMAXX 473 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 2.3
Beck 726 Beck's Hybrids 4.1
D497W BioTown Seeds 2.2
D498W BioTown Seeds 2.6
D510W BioTown Seeds 2.1
Pioneer 25R61 DuPont Pioneer 2.2
Pioneer 25R74 DuPont Pioneer 4.2
Dyna-Gro 9701 Dyna-Gro Seed 1.8
Dyna-Gro 9750 Dyna-Gro Seed 1.0
628 Green Valley 3.0
658 Green Valley 1.1
668 Green Valley 2.5
H7W15 Hoffman Seed 2.9
H7W16 Hoffman Seed 4.3
KSC 416 Kitchen Seed Co. 4.6
KF 15639 Kratz Farms 3.3
Lewis 851 LEWIS 4.1
M18 Martin Seeds, Inc. 3.6
L-214 Miller Bros Farm and Fertilizer 1.0
PRO 320A ProSeed Genetics 3.2
PRO 410 ProSeed Genetics 4.5
Croplan SRW 8550 Winfield United 2.7
Croplan SRW 9606 Winfield United 4.9

FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, Rating - 1-9 where 1 is the best and 9 is the worst

* 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.