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1

What groups of wheat are hard textured?
What are their characteristics?

Group 1, 3 and 4 (hard)
White flower good water absorption

2

What groups are soft textured in wheat?

Groups 3 and 4 (soft)
Brown flour lower water absorption

3

What is a hagberg falling test in wheat?

Measure of how much starch has converted into sugar

4

What is the importance of untreated yield data?

To see how reliant a yield is to fungicides

5

What are examples of diseases where variety resistance is not present on the recommended list?

Take all
Barley yellow dwarf virus
Ergo
Sooty mould

6

What are diseases that are present on the recommended list?

Eyespot
Mildew
Yellow rust
Septoria Tritici
Brown rust

7

What pest in wheat is the only pest where resistance is available?

Orange wheat blossom midge

8

State four quality parameters for wheat in the uk?

Low break-ability
High protein quality
High viability
High milling quality

9

What resistant number is considered susceptible?

Less than 5