1. LCS Aymeric (NSA 09-5098) is a Hard Red Winter wheat developed by Limagrain Europe in France, and tested in the Pacific Northwest from 2011-2015.
2. LCS Aymeric was developed using a classical pedigree selection method. Selection criteria included disease resistance, height, earliness, and lodging resistance.
3. LCS Aymeric is adapted to the low, intermediate, and high rainfall wheat production zones of Eastern Oregon and Eastern Washington.
4. No claims are made in this application relative to disease or insect resistance.
5. Identifying characteristics – insert the descriptive term from the Objective Description (pages 3-except where indicated:
1. Kind: Common, Hard Red
If common, provide appropriate kernel characteristic: (Hard Red, Soft Red, Hard White, Soft White) 2. Seasonal Growth Habit: Winter
3. Coleoptile Color: white
4. Juvenile Growth Habit: Semi Erect
5. Leaf Color at Boot: Green
6. Flag Leaf at Boot: Recurved, twisted, wax present
7. Auricle Color: White
8. Day(s) to 50% Heading: 145.5
9. Anther Color: Yellow
10. Anthoncyanin: Absent
11. Plant Height (cm): 87
12. Internodes: Hollow
13. Spike Shape: Oblong
14. Spike Density: Mid Dense
15. Spike Curvature: Nodding
16. Awn Type: Apically Awnletted
17. Awn Color: White
18. Glume Color: White
19. Glume Length Long
20. Shoulder Shape: Elevated
21. Shoulder Width: Medium
22. Beak Shape: Acuminate
23. Beak Length (S.M.L.VL): Long
24. Glume Pubescence: Absent
25. Seed Color Red
26. Seed Shape: Oval
27. Cheeks: Angular
28. Brush Size (S,M,L.): Short
29. Avg 1,000 Kernel Wt (g): 34
30. Physiological/biochemical Traits:
Variants and frequency:
May contain up to 5 per 1000 tall plants, up to 2 spike lengths above main canopy, up to 1 per 1000 red/brown glumed plants, and up to 1 per 1000 awned plants. Seed may contain up to 0.75% white wheat seeds.
6. Recognized seed classes will be Breeder, Foundation, Registered, and Certified. Registered and Certified seed may be produced and sold only through a license agreement with Limagrain Cereal Seeds. LCS will maintain Breeder and Foundation seed by rogueing and removal of off-types in bulk seedings and headrowing if necessary.
7. Foundation seed will be available for planting in Fall 2016.
8. Plant Variety Protection will be applied for without the Title V option.
9. Certified seed production and acreage may be published by AOSCA and official state seed certifying agencies.