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Luoma (WT 004) Winter Triticale
Variety Information   [Top]
Variety Name: Luoma (WT 004)
Test #: WT 004
Type: Reduced awned Winter Triticale
Registration Status: Registered 2009
Areas of Adaptation: Luoma is a reduced awned winter triticale adapted to the dark brown and black soils of the Canadian prairie provinces.
Breeder(s):

Characteristics   [Top]
Strengths:
  • Luoma yields equivalent to Pika with reduced awn expression similar to Bob cat and superior winter hardiness to Bobcat.
  • Luoma has higher biomass yields than Bobcat with improved test weight and Kernel weight.
  • Luoma is intermediate between the two checks (Bobcat and Pika)for lodging resistance and falling number.
  • Luoma is similar to current varieties for ergot infestation as well as leaf and stem rust resistance.
Weaknesses:
  • Luoma has a slightly lower winter hardiness than Pika and a slightly lower Falling Number than Bobcat.

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    Last Modified: January 04, 2010
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