Search by Crop & Variety: AP Octane Hard Red Spring Wheat
Objective and Botanical Description of the variety:
AP Octane is a hard red spring wheat bred and developed by Syngenta Participation AG.
AP Octane 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 2010.
Area of adaptation and primary use of variety:
Ap Octane is primarily adapted to Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys. It appears to be well suited to irrigated and high rainfall production areas of Southern Idaho and the Columbia Basin in Washington as well.
|Seasonal Growth Habit||Spring|
|Juvenile Growth Habit||Erect|
|Leaf Color at Boot||Green|
|Flag Leaf at Boot||Recurved, Twisted, Wax Present|
|Day(s) to 50% Heading||89|
|Plant Height (cm)||101|
|Spike Density||Mid dense|
|Avg 1,000 Kernel wt (g)||41.2|
Variants and Frequency:
We could expect to see up to 0.8% taller plants (8-12cm) in subsequent generations. Also, up to 1.8% white seeds.
Resistance to diseases and pests:
- Stripe Rust: AP Octane has shown above average tolerance to current races of stripe rust.