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SS 520 Brand Wheat Description

U. S. Protected Variety

SS 520 Brand (Variety 38158) is an early heading, high yielding, medium stature, awnletted, soft red winter wheat with good milling and baking quality.  Head emergence is two days earlier than Pioneer 2580.  It has only moderate winter hardiness and is most similar to Coker 9663.   It is resistant to powdery mildew and moderately resistant to barley yellow dwarf virus and wheat spindle streak mosaic virus.  It is moderately resistant to moderately susceptible to leaf rust and glume blotch.  This variety is susceptible to the predominant race of stem rust.

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