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Featherstone 125 Wheat Variety Description
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Featherstone 125 is a full-season soft red winter wheat, with average height, awned, high test weight, semi-dwarf wheat that expresses high levels of resistance to powdery mildew, leaf rust, and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus.  Plant and spike color are blue-green, and it’s awned spikes are tapering in shape. Average plant height is 33.8 inches.  In the Virginia Preliminary Wheat Test, it ranked 8th among 126 entries with a mean yield of 69.2 bu/ac.  Flour of Featherstone 125 is suitable for pastry and cracker products.  It is moderately resistant to powdery mildew, glume blotch and stem rust races.  It is resistant to leaf rust.  

County             Name, City                                           Telephone #      Class
Amelia              Featherstone Seed, Inc., Amelia             804-561-3754    C
Westmoreland   VCIA Foundation Seed Farm, Mt. Holly    804-472-3500    F

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