New varieties address regional challenges to a successful harvest.
By Jenn Piotrowski
For the 2016-2017 season, Syngenta has introduced seven new AgriPro® brand winter wheat varieties, each designed to address specific regional needs. They are listed below by category, along with the geographies where each will perform best.
Soft red winter varieties:
SY 100 has an excellent combination of high performance, high yield, and superior milling and baking qualities. (Upper Corn Belt and Mid-Atlantic regions)
SY Viper has a medium-early maturity, broad adaptability and a strong disease package. (Midsouth and East Coast regions)
Soft white winter varieties:
SY 944 delivers grain with excellent milling and baking qualities due to its test weight and high grain yield. (Michigan and New York)
SY Assure has good straw strength and a strong disease-tolerance package. (High-rainfall and irrigated production areas in Idaho, Washington and Oregon)
Hard red winter varieties:
SY Flint has high-end yield potential, good disease tolerance, and excellent test weight and straw strength. (Dryland and irrigated acres in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas)
SY Sunrise has excellent test weight and good winter hardiness and disease tolerance to cereal rust. (Western High Plains)
SY Touchstone has shown good winter hardiness and snow mold tolerance. (High-rainfall or irrigated production areas in Idaho, Washington and Oregon)
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