Search by Crop & Variety: WB4394 Hard Red Winter Wheat
Objective and Botanical Description of the Variety:
WB4394 is a hard red winter wheat developed by Bayer Crop Science. Early generations were selected based on agronomics and disease resistance. Later generations were selected based on yield, quality, and disease resistance.
Area of adaptation and primary use of variety:
WB4394 is adapted to the Pacific Northwest.
|Seasonal Growth Habit||Winter|
|Juvenile Growth Habit||Semi-erect|
|Leaf Color at Boot||Blue-Green|
|Flag Leaf at Boot||Erect, Twisted, Wax Present|
|Day(s) to 50% Heading||188|
|Plant Height (cm)||97|
|Glume Pubescence||Absent (Glabrous)|
|Avg 1,000 Kernel wt (g)||48.5|
Variants and Frequency:
Taller plants (15-20cm) occur at a frequency of 1/1,000 (.1%), awnless heads at a frequency of 0.1% (1/1,000), and bronze heads at a frequency of .1% (1/1,000). White seed can be seen at a frequency of up to .50%, or 5/1,000 seeds.
Resistance to diseases and pests:
No claims have been made at this time about disease/pest resistance.