Michigan Soft Winter Wheat



Contacts

Michigan State Soft Winter Wheat Breeder: Dr. Eric Olson
Michigan State Wheat Extension Educator: Martin Nagelkirk
Michigan State Plant Pathology, Small Grains: Dr. Martin Chilvers
Michigan State Wheat Systems Extension Specialist: Dennis Pennington


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 463 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 17.3
LCS 3204 Albert Lea Seed 8.8
Kokosing Michigan Crop Improvement Assn. 21.7
RS 961 Rupp Seeds, Inc. 26.1
W 305 Wellman Seeds, Inc. 16.6

2018 MR Soft White Winter Wheat Varieties

Entry Name Source FHB Rating
Aubrey DF Seeds, Inc. 21.7
Glacier Harrington Seeds, Inc. 17.8
SY 912 Syngenta-AgriPro 15.0

FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, Rating - 1-100 where 1 is the best and 100 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.