Search by Crop & Variety: 6261492 Soft Red Winter Wheat
WB06-1702-2 is a common soft red winter wheat adapted to the Eastern region of the United States. WB06-1702-2 was developed by WestBred, from the cross 7RUMAN/Z98-919″.
WB06-1702-2 is a semi-tall soft red winter wheat. The head is tapering shaped, lax, and apically awnletted at maturity. The glume shoulders are rounded with an acute beak. The seed is soft, red, and oval with rounded cheeks. The brush is medium length with no collar.
A variant similar to WB06-1702-2 but is 10-15 cm taller occurs at a frequency of .2% (20 plants per 10,000). A white seed variant may occur at a frequency of up to .25% (25 seeds per 10,000). An awned variant may occur at a frequency of .1% (10 plants per 10,000). A bronze chaff variant may occur at a frequency of .1% (10/10,000). Otherwise, this variety has been uniform and stable in appearance and performance across several generations (F5 —F8) and environments.