PlainsGold Antero

Antero is a yield leader, beating out all other varieties in the 2013 Colorado Dryland Variety Performance Trials and coming in second to the blockbuster hard red winter wheat variety PlainsGold Byrd in 3-year yield averages. In addition to outstanding yields, Antero exhibits good drought tolerance, excellent test weights, is stripe rust resistant and exhibits good milling and baking qualities.


Quick Facts about Antero

  • Class: Hard White Winter
  • Yields: High in Dryland, Good in Irrigated
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Height: Medium
  • Straw Strength: Good
  • Test Weight: Excellent
  • Quality: Excellent Milling
  • Coleoptile Length: Medium
  • Drought Tolerance: Good
  • Shattering: Good
  • Stem Rust: Moderately Resistant
  • Stripe Rust: Resistant
  • Leaf Rust: Susceptible
  • RWA Resistance: Susceptible
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