AP Coachman


Objective and Botanical Description of the variety:  AP Coachman is a Soft White Spring wheat bred and developed by Syngenta Participations AG. AP Coachman was selected for height, maturity, appearance, kernel color, kernel soundness, disease reaction, and end use quality that originated with a single cross made in December 2008. Area of adaptation and primary use of variety:  AP Coachman is primarily adapted to 12 to 18 inch rainfall, dryland production in Eastern Washington and West-central Idaho. AP Coachman has shown 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 171
Anther Color Yellow
Anthocyanin Absent
Plant Height (cm) 84.1
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 Medium
Glume Pubescence Absent
Seed Color White
Seed Shape Ovate
Cheeks Rounded
Brush Size Medium
Avg 1,000 Kernel wt (g) 47.5
  Variants and Frequency: Approximately 0.5% of plants were rogued from the Breeder Seed increase. Over 90% of the variant plants were taller (8-12cm). Up to 0.5% variant plants may be encountered in subsequent generations. Up to 0.3% red seeds may be encountered in all classes of certified production. Resistance to diseases and pests: 
  1. Hessian Fly: AP Coachman has shown above average resistance to Hessian Fly.
  2. Stripe Rust: AP Coachman has shown below average tolerance to current races of stripe rust.

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