AP Kimber CL2


Objective and Botanical Description of the variety: AP Kimber CL2 is a Hard Red Spring wheat bred and developed by Syngenta Participations AG. AP Kimber CL2 was selected for height, maturity, IMI tolerance, appearance, kernel color, kernel soundness, disease reaction, and end use quality that originated with a single cross made in December of 2010 Area of adaptation and primary use of variety: AP Kimber CL2 is primarily adapted to 12 to 18 inch rainfall, dryland production in Eastern Washington, West-central Idaho and Northeastern Oregon. AP Kimber CL2 has shown above average milling and baking characteristics.   Identifying Characteristics: 

Seasonal Growth Habit Spring
Coleoptile Color White
Juvenile Growth Habit Erect
Leaf Color at Boot Green
Flag Leaf at Boot Recurved, Twisted, Wax Present
Auricle Color White
Day(s) to 50% Heading 173
Anther Color Yellow
Anthocyanin Absent
Plant Height (cm) 84.2
Internodes Hollow
Spike Shape Oblong
Spike Density Middense
Spike Curvature Erect
Awn Type Awned
Awn Color White
Glume Color White/Amber
Glume Length Medium
Shoulder Shape Elevated
Shoulder Width Narrow
Beak Shape Acuminate
Beak Length Long
Glume Pubescence Absent
Seed Color Red
Seed Shape Ovate
Cheeks Rounded
Brush Size Medium
Avg 1,000 Kernel wt (g) 34.7
Variants and Frequency: Approximately 0.02% of plants were rogued from the Breeder Seed increase. One hundred percent of the variant plants were taller (8 to 12cm). Up to 0.5% variant plants may be encountered in subsequent generations. Up to 0.3% white seeds may be encountered n all classes of certified production. Resistance to diseases and pests: AP Kimber CL2 has shown moderately resistant to current races of stripe rust. AP Kimber CL2 has tested resistant to the BASF herbicide 'Beyond' in trials.  

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