Virginia Soft Winter Wheat


Virginia Tech Small Grains Breeder: Dr. Carl Griffey
Virginia Tech Field Crops Pathologist: Dr. Hillary Mehl
Virginia Tech Professor, Small Grains DON Lab: Dr. David G. Schmale III

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 415 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 23.5
AgriMAXX 444 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 19.0
AgriMAXX 463 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 10.8
AgriMAXX 473 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 22.3
Armor Mayhem Armor Seed, LLC 27.6
Dyna-Gro 9522 Crop Production Services 24.8
Dyna-Gro 9600 Crop Production Services 22.9
Dyna-Gro 9701 Crop Production Services 25.2
Dyna-Gro 9750 Crop Production Services 19.7
Dyna-Gro 9772 Crop Production Services 12.6
Dyna-Gro 9862 Crop Production Services 25.3
Pioneer 26R10 DuPont Pioneer 29.0
Pioneer 26R36 DuPont Pioneer 23.2
Pioneer 26R45 DuPont Pioneer 25.3
MBX-14-S-210 Eddie Mercer Agri-Services, Inc. 19.0
MBX-17-P-275 Eddie Mercer Agri-Services, Inc. 7.5
#Blaze Erwin-Keith, Inc (Progeny) 18.8
#Boss Erwin-Keith, Inc (Progeny) 26.8
#Bullet Erwin-Keith, Inc (Progeny) 25.7
#Turbo Erwin-Keith, Inc (Progeny) 24.3
SH 547 Meherrin Ag & Chemical (Southern Harvest) 21.9
SH 4300 Meherrin Ag & Chemical (Southern Harvest) 22.3
MAS #7 Mid-Atlantic Seeds 27.9
MAS #61 Mid-Atlantic Seeds 21.6
MAS #316 Mid-Atlantic Seeds 29.9
USG 3197 UniSouth Genetics, Inc. 11.3
USG 3228 UniSouth Genetics, Inc. 6.9
USG 3316 UniSouth Genetics, Inc. 17.4
USG 3404 UniSouth Genetics, Inc. 23.9
USG 3536 UniSouth Genetics, Inc. 27.5
Hilliard Virginia Crop Improvement Assn. 23.2
Massey Virginia Crop Improvement Assn. 21.6
Croplan 8550 Winfield United 25.3

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.