H4N12-0038 is a common hard red winter wheat adapted to the Central and Southern Plains. H4N12-0038 was developed by WestBred, from the cross '1698W0512-2-4//HV9W02-846R/HV9W96- 1271R-1'. Preliminary data shows it may have resistance to FHB, leaf rust and stripe rust.
H4N12-0038 is a semi-dwarf hard red winter wheat. The head is tapering shaped, lax, and awned at maturity. The glume shoulders are square with an acute beak. The seed is hard, red, and oval with rounded cheeks. The brush is short with no collar.
A variant similar to H4N12-0038 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 awnless 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.