New Wheat Variety from KState Offers Many Benefits

Researchers from Kansas State University’s Agricultural Research Center have bred a new variety of wheat that is performing well in its trials. “Oakley CL” has “high yield potential, Beyond herbicide tolerance, drought tolerance, disease resistance, and good quality for milling and baking.” While it will continue to be studied throughout 2014, researchers are optimistic that farmers, millers, and bakers can soon reap its benefits. Oakley CL has gained its advantageous characteristics from its 3 wheat parent varieties.

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