Durm Field image by Aske Holst

The following durum varieties have been identified as consistently having a lower level of Fusarium Head Blight (FHB=Scab) severity and DON mycotoxin accumulation than other durum varieties, in environments that favor FHB infection. These varieties are not resistant to FHB, but have lower disease levels than other durum varieties which exhibit susceptible or very susceptible reactions to FHB. The identified links provide further information on yield and quality characteristics of these varieties, as well as their levels of resistance to other wheat diseases.

Variety       Source
Alkabo North Dakota State University
DG Star Dakota Growers Pasta Company
Divide North Dakota State University
Grenora North Dakota State University

For further information on variety performance and disease resistance for Durum in North Dakota, click here.