Flashcards in Lecture 5- Varieties Deck (9)
What groups of wheat are hard textured?
What are their characteristics?
Group 1, 3 and 4 (hard)
White flower good water absorption
What groups are soft textured in wheat?
Groups 3 and 4 (soft)
Brown flour lower water absorption
What is a hagberg falling test in wheat?
Measure of how much starch has converted into sugar
What is the importance of untreated yield data?
To see how reliant a yield is to fungicides
What are examples of diseases where variety resistance is not present on the recommended list?
Barley yellow dwarf virus
What are diseases that are present on the recommended list?
What pest in wheat is the only pest where resistance is available?
Orange wheat blossom midge
State four quality parameters for wheat in the uk?
High protein quality
High milling quality