Search by Crop & Variety: AP Redeye Hard Red Winter Wheat


Overview

Objective and Botanical Description of the variety: 

AP Redeye is a hard red winter wheat bred and developed by Syngenta Participations AG.

AP Redeye was selected for height, maturity, appearance, kernel color, kernel soundness, disease reaction, and end use quality that originated with a single cross made in January of 2005.

Area of adaptation and primary use of variety: 

AP Redeye is primarily adapted to irrigated and intermediate to high rainfall areas of Washington, North and Western Idaho. It appears well suited to irrigated and high rainfall production areas of Southern Idaho as well.

Identifying Characteristics: 

Kind
Seasonal Growth Habit Winter
Coleoptile Color White
Juvenile Growth Habit Erect
Leaf Color at Boot Green
Flag Leaf at Boot Erect, Twisted, Wax Absent
Auricle Color White
Day(s) to 50% Heading 152
Anther Color Yellow
Anthocyanin Present
Plant Height (cm) 91.4
Internodes Hollow
Spike Shape Tapering
Spike Density Mid dense
Spike Curvature Inclined
Awn Type Awned
Awn Color White
Glume Color White/Amber
Glume Length Medium
Shoulder Shape Oblique
Shoulder Width Narrow
Beak Shape Acuminate
Beak Length Medium
Glume Pubescence Absent
Seed Color Red
Seed Shape Ovate
Cheeks Angular
Brush Size Medium
Avg 1,000 Kernel wt (g) 44

Variants and Frequency: 

We could expect to see up to 0.5% taller plants (8-12cm) in subsequent generations. We could also expect to see up to 0.3% white seed in subsequent generations.

Resistance to diseases and pests:

  1. Stripe Rust: AP Redeye has shown above average tolerance to current races of Stripe Rust.

Data Sheets

Allowed Variants

Phenotypic Variant: Up to 0.5% taller plants (8-12cm). Seed Variant: Up to 0.3% white seed.
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