BLAZE

FHB 1 Resistance Gene
Excellent WINTER SURVIVAL
Strong stripe rust and Fusarium tolerance

The Young Firecracker 

Blaze is a brand new variety that will definitely get the neighbours talking! A combination of strong agronomics is setting the bar above the tried and true throughout the province. Small seed size allows growers to save money by reduce seeding rates. Packing the FHB 1 trait, Blaze Soft Red Winter Wheat has superior FHB/DON tolerance, setting it apart from the others. Past issues with Stripe Rust? No problem, Blaze has strong tolerance to it as well!

Growing Areas

From the Deep South to the Eastern part of the province, Blaze has a great fit! Its strong agronomic package combined with high management will make Blaze Soft Red Wheat a fan favourite. Blaze is currently positioned in grower managed small plot, side by sides, and field scale trials comparing to the tried and true across the province. Stay tuned for the results!

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Variety Specifications

Seeding Rate 12,000 seeds/lb (Long Term Average) or 133 lbs/acre (1.6 Million seeds/acre)
Heading Date 154 Days
Height 90 cm
Head Type BEARDED
Leaf Structure CURVED
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Yield 
Winter Survivability  8
Standability 
Leaf Rust  7
Stripe Rust  8
Fusarium 
Test Weight  8

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Recent Wheat News Plus Articles

Deciphering the Wheat Trials

The Ontario Cereal Crop Committee has once again done a fantastic job with the 2020 Ontario Winter Wheat Performance Trials. The results are very intriguing, and many different things were learned in 2021. Follow along as The Wheat Team deciphers the 2020 trials.

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