North Carolina Soft Winter Wheat


North Carolina State Small Grains Breeder: Dr. Paul Murphy
USDA-ARS and NCSU Small Grains Pathologist: Dr. Christina Cowger

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 Rating FHB Resistance
AgriMAXX 463 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 2 MR
AgriMAXX 480 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 5 MR
AgriMAXX 481 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 6 MR
AgriMAXX 485 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 3 MR
Armor Mayhem Armor Seed 2 MR
Armor Venom Armor Seed 2 MR
Armor Voodoo Armor Seed 4 MR
Dyna-Gro 9701 Dyna-Gro 3 MR
Dyna-Gro 9862 Dyna-Gro 3 MR
Dyna-Gro 9932 Dyna-Gro 3 MR
L11814 Limagrain Cereal Seeds 4 MR
Pioneer 26R45 Pioneer 3 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.