Description: WB4303 is a common hard red winter wheat adapted to the Central and Southern Plains. It shows some preliminary resistance tan spot and leaf rust. WB4303 is a semi-dwarf hard red winter wheat. The head is strap shaped, dense, awned and inclined at maturity. The auricles are absent of anthocyanin and pubescence. The chaff color is white at maturity and the stem is hollow. The glume shoulders are rounded with an acuminate beak. The seed is hard, red, and oval with rounded cheeks. The brush is medium with no collar.
Genealogy: PFAU/WEAVER/3/MASON/JGR// PECOS/4/FARMEC
Phenotypic variant: 10-15 cm taller occurs at a frequency of .2% (20 plants 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).
Seed variant: A white seed variant may occur at a frequency of up to .25% (25 seeds per 10,000).