WB9606, a Hard Red Spring Wheat, offers growers a medium-late-maturing variety with excellent yield potential. WB9606 is adapted for dryland conditions and offers good resistance to both Yellow (Stripe) Rust and Fusarium Head Blight (Scab).
WB9606 offers excellent yield potential and test weight, very good straw strength, good resistance to both Yellow (Stripe) Rust and Fusarium Head Blight (Scab), 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!
Recommended for the Northern region
Pest and/or Disease Profile
Fusarium Head Blight (Scab)
Wheat Stem Sawfly
Yellow (Stripe) Rust
Plant Variety Protection
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