WB9606 Hard Red Spring Wheat

WB9606 is a medium-late-maturing variety with excellent yield potential, suited for wheat growers in the Northern High Plains. It serves as a companion variety to WB9719 and is suited best for dryland acres west of Highway 281 in North Dakota.

‎Key Strengths

WB9606 offers excellent yield potential and test weight, very good straw strength, very good protein content, medium-tall stature, and is adapted for dryland conditions.

"The most sought-after attribute of this variety is definitely yield — no varieties in the WestBred® portfolio yield like this one. For example, it’s 2.5 – 3 Bu/A higher than WB9590 and 2.5 – 3 Bu/A higher than WB9653. It can really run!"
Grant MehringNorthern Technical Product Manager
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Recommended for the Northern Region

Production
Value

 

Plant Height M-T  
Test Weight 2  
Standability 3  
Quality
Value

 

Protein Content

4  
Milking/Baking Quality 3  
Management

 

 
Value

 

Adaptation     NTR  
Class     HRS  
Herbicide Tolerance     -  
Maturity     M-L  
Planting Rate
    M  
Type     A  
Yield Potential     1  
Plant Variety Protection
    P  
Limited Use License Agreement Required
    Y  
Crop System     DR  
Contractual Agreement at Purchase
    Y  
Patent Protection
    P

                             

Pest and/or Disease Profile
Value

 

Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) 6  
Leaf Rust 7  
Tan Spot 7  
Wheat Stem Sawfly 7  
Yellow (Stripe) Rust 5  
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Wheat Legend

                         Class:

            ‎         HRW = Hard Red Winter

            ‎         HRS = Hard Red Spring

            ‎         SRW = Soft Red Winter

            ‎         Durum = Durum

            ‎         HWW = Hard White Winter

            ‎         SWW = Soft White Winter

            ‎         HWS = Hard White Spring

            ‎         SWS = Soft White Spring

 

                     Maturity Codes:

                     E = Early

                     M-E = Medium-Early

                     M = Medium

                     M-L = Medium-Late

                     L = Late

 

                    Area of Adaptation:

                    CTR = Central Region

                    MTR = Montana Region

                    NTR = Northern Region

                    NWR = Northwest Region

                    STR = Southern Region

                    SWR = Southwest Region

                         Planting Rate:

                            M = Medium
                            M-H = Medium

                            H = High

 

                            Plant Height:

                            S = Short

                            M-S = Medium-Short

                            M = Medium

                            M-T = Medium-Tall

                            T = Tall

 

                            Herbicide Tolerance:

               CL = Clearfield Production System

               CLP/CL+ = Clearfield Plus Production System

 

                            Rating Scale:

                            1 - 2 = Excellent

                            3 - 4 = Very Good

                            5- 6 = Good

                            7 - 8 = Fair

    ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎ ‎‎‎ ‎‎ ‎‎ ‎‎ ‎‎ ‎‎ ‎‎ ‎‎                9 = Poor

The ratings are approximate and should not be considered absolute. Based on internally conducted trials relative to other WestBred® brand wheat varieties

*Based on WestBred conducted trials. Relative to other WestBred brand products. Rating Scale: 1=Excellent, 9=Poor.

Traits for which no rating value is shown were not rated for this products.