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Released in 2019, Guardian is the first in its class to deliver superior resistance to wheat viruses, from stacking a gene for resistance to the Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (Wsm-2 ) with a gene for resistance to the wheat curl mite which transmits WSMV, wheat mosaic virus, and Triticum mosaic virus. Guardian also carries leading resistance to all three predominant rusts (Stripe, Leaf, and Stem). This strong disease package, combined with very good yield potential, exceptional test weight, and strong ability to make grain protein provide the highest package of value in the market to maximize ROI year after year. Protect your wheat fields and pocketbook by investing in Guardian. PVP Protected, Certified Seed Only, Sunset June 30th, 2024 (savable harvest, 2024).


Drought Tolerance
Milling Quality
Baking Quality
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Pest & Disease Profile

Wheat Streak Mosaic
Stripe Rust
Leaf Rust
Stem Rust

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Management Notes

  • Use as your defensive tool against WSMV prone areas of your farm
  • Great option for disease prone fields with heavy residue
  • Manage for quality and yield will follow

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