Two new wheat varieties from Mexico …siete cerros 66-INIA 66
AuthorsJ. D. Prato
H. E. Vogt
C. O. Qualset
J. T. Feather
Authors AffiliationsJ. D. Prato is Extension Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; H. E. Vogt is Laboratory Technician, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; C. O. Qualset is Assistant Professor and Assistant Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; J. T. Feather is Assistant Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 22(12):6-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n12p6. December 1968.
Two recently introduced short-statured wheat varieties, INIA 66 and Siete Cerros 66, h ave shown outstanding performance in University of California tests. Both varieties were developed in Mexico by the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture in cooperation with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. Grain yields are equal or superior to those of the best varieties currently available, and they are adapted to a wide variety of growing conditions. Both have been approved for certification by the California Crop Improvement Association.
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