Search by Crop & Variety: WA8252 Hard White Winter Wheat
WA8252 is a semi-dwarf, hard white winter wheat with a mid-season maturity. This variety features an average plant height, white glumes and straw, and a common head type.
Area of adaptation and primary use of the variety:
WA8252 is intended for the high (>16″) rainfall production zones in North Idaho and Washington, as well as the irrigated production areas of Southern Idaho.
This variety is not intended to be planted under the deep-furrow cropping system.
WA8252 is used for noodles and tortillas.
Variants and Frequency:
None at this time.
Resistance to diseases and pests:
Stripe Rust Resistance:
In trials WA8252 showed an infection type of 2, disease severity was a 5% and 15%. Marker data suggests that WA8252 also carries Yr17.
Under greenhouse conditions WA8252 is resistant to H. filipjevi. WA8252 has not been screened for resistance to H. avenae.
WA8252 should be considered moderately cold tolerant.