PlainsGold Thunder CL

Thunder CL is a single-gene Clearfield® hard white winter wheat variety that is tolerant to Beyond™ herbicide for broad-spectrum weed control, including problematic winter annual grassy weeds. In addition, Thunder CL combines high yields, good stress tolerance, excellent straw strength, good test weights and superior milling and baking qualities.  Thunder CL is also an excellent irrigated wheat variety that is eligible for the CWRF/Ardent Mills Ultragrain® Premium Program.

Quick Facts about Thunder CL

  • Class: Hard white winter
  • Yields: High, particularly under irrigated conditions
  • Maturity: Medium-early
  • Height: Medium-short
  • Straw Strength: Excellent
  • Test Weight: Good
  • Quality: Good milling, excellent baking
  • Coleoptile Length: Medium
  • Drought Tolerance: Good
  • Shattering: Good
  • Stem Rust: Resistant
  • Stripe Rust: Moderately resistant
  • Leaf Rust: Moderately susceptible
  • RWA Resistance: Biotype1
  • Wheat Streak Mosaic: Moderately tolerant
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