Current Winter Varieties Available
A Conventional Winter Variety
- First winter canola variety adapted to the Great Plains.
- Foundation and certified seed for a fall 1999 planting.
- Wichita has shown a significant improvement in winter hardiness over previously released cultivars.
- Plants can grow 60 inches tall and average total oil content of the seed is 37%.
- Commercially grown in over 12 states.
- Better than average resistance to shattering and lodging.
- Has good heat stress with excellent cold tolerance.
Conventional Canola Winter Varieties
- Released in 2003.
- Tolerant to carryover SU herbicides.
- Approximately three days earlier to flower and harvest than Wichita.
- Tends to yield approx. 150 lbs/A less than Wichita
- Good choice if SU herbicides applied the previous fall or spring.
- Resistance to Blackleg disease.
Roundup Ready Lines being Evaluated
Perkins, Okla. 2005
|HyClass 154 (Hybrid RR)|
|HyClass 125 (OP RR)|
|HyClass 115 (OP RR)|
|HyClass 110 (OP RR)|
- Any co-op will be able to order these varieties or will have seed available for purchase
Herbicide Tolerant Canola
- Glufosinate Tolerant (transgenic) - Spring varieties only.
- Commercial; Liberty Link®.
- Glyphosate Tolerant (transgenic) - Spring & winter.
- Commercial; Roundup Ready®
- Bromoxynil Tolerant (transgenic) - Spring varieties only.
- Commercial in Canada; Navigator ®
- Triazine Tolerant (non transgenic)
- Commercial in Australia, TT
- Imidazollione Tolerant (non transgenic)
- Commercial; Clearfield®.Spring varieties only.