GALLUS

Highest Protein Content of Hard Reds
Great Standability
Performs well in Intensive Management

A Proven Performer

Gallus – Hard Red Winter Wheat in Ontario has been a proven performer and first very well on all soil types. The protein in Gallus is easy to achieve with a proper hard red strategy in place. It’s dark green colour and leaf over architecture make it visually appealing to anyone who sees it. Many growers like it for its proven consistent performance and excellent strip rust and fusarium tolerance.

  • Nitrogen Rates 150-170 units
  • Sulphur rates 18-25 units
  • Medium plant height with good standability
  • Great tillering ability
  • Great harvestability with lots of straw
  • Large seeded variety with plenty of bushel weight

Growing Areas

Gallus appears to fit right across the province. Whether you are in midwestern Ontario or Eastern Ontario Gallus – the hard red wheat has been proven to work. It tillers well in the spring on the tougher, ice tested, eastern Ontario region and is among other yield leaders in the region.  With intensive management programs on loam soil type the variety excels.  Place on higher fertility soils with good drainage.

Variety Specifications

Seeding Rate 165 lbs/acre for 1.6 Million seeds/acre
Heading Date 154 Days
Height 94 cm
Head Type BEARDED
Leaf Structure LEAF OVER
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Yield  7
Protein  8
Winter Survivability  8
Standability  8
Leaf Rust  8
Stripe Rust 
Fusarium  7
Test Weight 

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