Louisiana Soft Winter Wheat


Louisiana State Ag Center Soft Winter Wheat Breeder: Dr. Steve Harrison
Louisiana State Macon Ridge Research Station Pathologist: Dr. Paul "Trey" Price
Louisiana State Ag 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 13.4 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
Delta Grow 3500 Delta Grow 1.0
Pioneer 26R94 DuPont Pioneer 1.3
Dyna-Gro Savoy Dyna-Gro Seed 2.0
AGS 2024 Stratton Seed Co. 2.3
AGS 2038 Stratton Seed Co. 1.5
AGS 2055 Stratton Seed Co. 0.8
AGS 3040 Stratton Seed Co. 1.0
Go Wheat 2032 Stratton Seed Co. 2.0
Go Wheat LA754 Stratton Seed Co. 2.5
SY Collins Syngenta-AgriPro 1.0
USG 3120 UniSouth Genetics, Inc. 2.5

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.