Valor, a Winter Feed Wheat for the Maritimes

Sampson, D.R.; Nass, H.G.

Canadian Journal of Plant Science 62(2): 505-507


ISSN/ISBN: 0008-4220
DOI: 10.4141/cjps82-072
Accession: 068494230

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Valor is a new, medium-hard, red winter feed wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) that is adapted to the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Valor was licensed in July 1981. Compared with Lennox, the principal winter wheat of the area, Valor has slightly higher yield, test weight and 1000-kernel weight, as well as greater winter survival and more resistance to powdery mildew. Valor has slightly weaker straw and lower grain protein.