A new high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat variety CALS Impact Statement uri icon

abstract

  • The Cornell Small Grains Breeding and Genetics Project has released a new soft white winter wheat variety called CaledoniaResel-L with exceptionally high grain yield, grain quality, and disease resistance. This variety is moderately resistant to fusarium head blight and produces 5 percent more grain than older varieties increasing the efficiency of production for the farmer resulting in higher profits.