Cereals

AC Brigade – CWAD

The best choice for your durum acres

Highest yielding, highest test weights and highest FHB resistance make AC Brigade the best agronomic choice for western Canadian durum growers. A preferred variety, AC Brigade was grown on 14% of durum acres in 2017* and offers reduced cadmium, strong gluten and excellent pigmentation traits.

 

Characteristics

4-year average (% Strongfield)

109

Maturity (+/- Strongfield)

3.0

Lodging (1-9)

2.4

Height (cm)

94

TWT^ (lb/bu)

64.4

Protein^ (%)

13.8

Awned

Y

Leaf spotting rating

I

Stem rust rating

R

Leaf rust rating

R

Stripe rust rating

MR

Fusarium rating

MS҂

Source: 2014-2017 CPS Local Performance Checks 4-year summary; 102 Replicates

*Source: Canadian Grain Commission http://www.grainscanada.gc.ca/statistics-statistiques/variety-variete/varieties-en.htm
^Source: 2015-2017 CPS Local Performance Checks 3-year summary
҂ CWAD varieties are generally more susceptible than CWRS varieties to fusarium head blight (FHB). Growing varieties with improved resistance is recommended to reduce infection and disease propagule productions as part of an integrated management strategy. Although no varieties are resistant, AC Brigade, Transcend and CDC Credence generally express lower FHB symptoms compared to other cultivars in the class.

Western Canadian average.
LODGING RATING RANGE: 1 = erect, 9 = flat
RATING: S = susceptible, MS = moderately susceptible, I = intermediate, MR = moderately resistant, R = resistant

 

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