New cereal crop varieties registered in 2012 or supported for registration

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): AAC Bailey (BW901)

Class/Description: CWRS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (SPARC) Swift Current, Sask.

Status: Registered June 2012

Parentage: 9505-LP03A/Journey & Lillian

Notes: Awnless, solid-stem variety with reduced sawfly cutting relative to other solid stemmed varieties. Yield potential is higher than Lillian with earlier maturity. Resistant to leaf rust, stem rust and bunt. Moderately resistant to moderately susceptible to loose smut. Improved fusarium headblight reaction for a solid stemmed variety.

Distribution: Canterra Seeds

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): Enchant (HY694)

Class/Description: CPSR

Developed: Agriculture Canada (CRC) Winnipeg

Status: Registered January 2012

Parentage: 97M27/AC Vista

Notes: Widely adapted, midge tolerant, awned, semi-dwarf variety. Will be marketed as Enchant VB, midge tolerant varietal blend with AC Vista as midge susceptible refuge. Yield potential similar to check varieties 5700PR and 5701 PR except lower under extreme drought. Resistant to leaf rust, stem rust, loose smut and bunt.

Distribution: Canterra Seeds

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  Whitehawk (HW024)

Class/Description: CWHWS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (CRC) Winnipeg

Status: Registered May 2012

Parentage: Snowbird/3/Snowstar & Snowbird*2/BW314

Notes: Awnless, early-maturing, hard white spring wheat. Yield potential similar to Snowstar but lower in short season areas. Taller than Snowstar with similar straw strength. Resistant to leaf rust. Intermediate resistance to stem rust and loose smut. Moderately susceptible to bunt. Improved end-use quality relative to Snowstar.

Distribution: SeCan

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  Emerson (W454)

Class/Description: CWHRW

Developed: Agriculture Canada (LRC) Lethbridge

Status: Registered November 2012

Parentage: McClintock / CDC Osprey

Notes: Awned, medium height cultivar with excellent straw strength. Yield potential comparable to checks in rust areas of eastern Prairies, otherwise slightly lower. Very good winter survival, similar to checks. Resistant to fusarium headblight stem rust, leaf rust and stripe rust. Susceptible to bunt. High test weights and improved protein content. Eligible for select grade of CWHRW.

Distribution: Canterra Seeds

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  AAC Gateway (W478)

Class/Description: CWHRW

Developed: Agriculture Canada (LRC) Lethbridge

Status: Registered November 2012

Parentage: CDC Osprey / N95L1226

Notes: Short awned cultivar with excellent straw strength. Yield potential approximately four percent higher than mean of checks. Similar to or higher than CDC Falcon in all areas. Winter survival and test weight within range of checks. Protein content higher than checks. Resistant to stem rust and stripe rust. Intermediate resistance to leaf rust and fusarium headblight. Susceptible to bunt.

Distribution: Seed Depot Corporation

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  AAC Redwater (PT457)

Class/Description: CWRS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (CRC) Winnipeg

Status: Registered August 2012

Parentage: AC Intrepid & Harvest / McKenzie

Notes: Short-awned variety with strong straw. Adapted to parkland areas of prairies. Yield potential similar to CDC Osler with two days earlier maturity. Good resistance leaf rust, stem rust and stripe rust. Moderately susceptible to leaf spot and loose smut. Intermediate resistance to fusarium headblight.

Distribution: SeCan

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): CDC Desire (DT561)

Class/Description: CWAD

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Registered in 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Conventional gluten strength durum variety with three percent yield advantage over Strongfield. Maturity is three to five days earlier than Strongfield. Disease ratings equivalent to Strongfield. Stripe rust resistant in one year of testing. Low cadmium content with high protein, high yellow pigment, similar to AC Navigator. Height similar to Strongfield with good lodging resistance.

Distribution: Syngenta

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  CDC Vivid (DT562)

Class/Description: CWAD

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Registered June 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Conventional gluten strength durum variety with seven percent yield advantage over Strongfield. Maturity and disease ratings equivalent to Strongfield. Low cadmium content with high protein, high yellow pigment, similar to AC Navigator. Stronger straw than all current check cultivars.

Distribution: Viterra

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): HW612

Class/Description: CWHWS

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Yield potential equal to Whitehawk. Maturity rating medium. Resistant to stripe rust. Rated fair to good for fusarium headblight. Stronger gluten than Snowstar with higher protein. Larger seed than CWHWS checks.

Distribution: SeCan

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): GP062

Class/Description: CWGP

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Purple grained variety with yield equal to CPSR variety AC Crystal. Later maturity rating. Rated (R) resistant to bunt, moderately resistant to stem rust and poor to fusarium headblight. Higher anthocyanin content than Laval 19. Large seeds.

Distribution: Infraready

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): Swainson – pending (DH01-25-135*R)

Class/Description: CWGP

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Supported for registration in February 2011

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Yield potential is 10 percent higher than Accipiter, 16 percent higher than CDC Buteo and 17 percent higher than CDC Falcon. Tall line with medium maturity rating with lower protein concentration. Resistant stem and leaf rust ratings and very susceptible to common bunt.

Distribution: Information unavailable as of Jan. 9, 2012

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  BW931

Class/Description: CWRS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (SPARC) Swift Current

Status: Awaiting registration. Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: Superb / Osler & ND744

Notes: Short-awned, semi-dwarf cultivar with very strong straw. Yield potential 4.6 percent higher than mean of checks, 3.9 percent higher than Carberry. Late maturing but slightly earlier than Carberry. Resistant to leaf and stem rust. Moderately resistant to stripe rust and common bunt. Good fusarium headblight reaction.

Distribution: Alliance Seed Corp.

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  BW932

Class/Description: CWRS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (SPARC) Swift Current.

Status: Awaiting registration. Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: Superb / Osler & ND744

Notes: Short-awned semi-dwarf cultivar with very strong straw. Yield potential 5.7 percent higher than mean of checks, five percent higher than Carberry. Late maturing but slightly earlier than Carberry. Resistant (R) to leaf rust, stripe rust, stem rust and loose smut. Fusarium headblight reaction similar to Carberry.

Distribution: SeCan

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  DT813

Class/Description: CWAD

Developed: Agriculture Canada (SPARC) Swift Current.

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: 9667B-AA4 / DT704 & Strongfield

Notes: Durum line with yield potential slightly higher than Strongfield, similar to Commander. Slightly taller than Strongfield with similar straw strength. High grain protein, very high test weight, good pigment, good gluten strength meeting the quality profile of the CWAD class. Resistant (R) to leaf and stem rust. Other disease reactions similar to Strongfield.

Distribution: Alliance Seed Corp.

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s):  DT818

Class/Description: CWAD

Developed: Agriculture Canada (SPARC) Swift Current.

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: 9675-AP2/DT732 & Strongfield

Notes: Solid stemmed durum line with resistance to wheat stem sawfly. Yield potential similar to check varieties. Straw height and strength similar to Strongfield. Grain protein 0.2 units higher than Strongfield and AC Avonlea, the highest checks. Disease reactions similar to check varieties except more resistant to common root rot.

Distribution: SeCan

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): GP047

Class/Description: CWGP

Developed: Agriculture Canada (LRC) Lethbridge.

Status: Supported for registration in February 2011

Parentage: AC Andrew & N9195

Notes: Awned semi-dwarf line with higher yield potential than AC Andrew. Slightly taller and later than AC Andrew with similar straw strength. Resistant to leaf rust. Moderately resistant to stem rust and stripe rust. Susceptible to bunt, loose smut and fusarium headblight.

Distribution: Alliance Seed Corp.

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): GP080

Class/Description: CWGP

Developed: Agriculture Canada (LRC) Lethbridge.

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: FHB37 & Reed

Notes: Awned medium height cultivar with red grain colour and good straw strength. Yield potential eight percent lower than AC Andrew, one percent higher than 5702PR. Matures one day earlier than AC Andrew. Higher test weights than CWGP checks. Resistant to fusarium headblight and leaf rust. Moderate resistance to stem rust and loose smut. Moderately susceptible to stripe rust and common bunt.

Distribution: FP Genetics

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): HW021

Class/Description: CWHWS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (CRC) Winnipeg.

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: BW275 & 2* Argent

Notes: Awned semi-dwarf variety with strong straw. Yield potential significantly higher than Snowstar, 5.3 percent higher than CDC Teal CWRS and 1.8 percent higher than Infinity CWRS. Grain protein higher than Snowstar. Seed size larger than Snowstar. Resistant to leaf rust and stem rust. Moderate resistance to common bunt. Intermediate to loose smut. Fusarium headblight reaction similar to Snowstar.

Distribution: Alliance Seed Corporation

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): HY1312

Class: CPSR

Developed: Agriculture Canada (SPARC) Swift Current

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: AC Vista / Alsen & HY485

Notes: Awned semi-dwarf line with strong straw. Yield potential 7.9 percent higher than 5700PR, two percent higher than 5701PR. Maturity similar to 5701PR and two days earlier than 5700PR. Protein content higher than 5701PR. Overall grain quality suitable for CPSR class. Resistant to leaf rust, stem rust and bunt. Intermediate to loose smut. Moderately susceptible to fusarium headblight.

Distribution: SeCan

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): HY1603

Class/Description: CPSR

Developed: Agriculture Canada (CRC) Winnipeg

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: AC Splendor & 5701PR

Notes: Awned semi-dwarf variety with height and maturity intermediate to checks 5700PR and 5701PR. Yield potential equal to or better than 5700PR and 5701PR over all zones. Maturity three days earlier than 5700PR and one day earlier than 5701PR. Rated resistant to moderately resistant to leaf rust, stem rust, stripe rust, loose smut and leaf spot. Fusarium headblight reaction variable but better than checks. Moderately resistant to moderately susceptible to common bunt.

Distribution: Yet to be determined as of Jan. 9, 2012. Contact Agriculture Canada office of intellectual property and commercialization at 403-782-8141.

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/Line name(s): SWS408

Class/Description: CWSWS

Developed: Agriculture Canada (LRC) Lethbridge

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: AC Reed / SWS53

Notes: Awned medium stature cultivar. Very high yield potential, five percent higher than AC Andrew. Maturity similar to AC Andrew. Adapted to soft wheat growing areas of western Prairies. Resistant to stripe rust and powdery mildew. Moderate resistant to intermediate to leaf rust. Intermediate to moderately susceptible to black point. Susceptible to stem rust, common bunt, loose smut and fusarium headblight.

Distribution: SeedNet

Crop type: Wheat

Variety/line name(s): 04SPELT49

Class/Description: Spelt

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Supported for registration in February 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Yield is greater than or equal to spelt checks. Maturity rating is the earliest to date. Stem and leaf rust ratings similar to checks. Shorter straw with higher falling number than checks.

Distribution: Public release

Crop type: Barley

Variety/line name(s): AAC Synergy

Class/Description: Two-row malting

Developed: Agriculture Canada (BRC) Brandon

Status: Registered May 2012

Parentage: TR02267 / Newdale

Notes: Yield potential 13 percent higher than AC Metcalfe, seven percent higher than CDC Copeland. Shorter, stronger straw than checks with similar maturity to checks and heavier, plumper kernels. Resistant to spotted net blotch. Moderately resistant to netted net blotch and spot blotch. Moderately resistant to moderately susceptible to stem rust, common root rot and surface borne smuts. Moderately susceptible to fusarium headblight. Susceptible to scald, loose smut and septoria.

Distribution: Syngenta Canada.

Crop type: Barley

Variety/line name(s): CDC Clear (HB08304)

Class/Description: Hulless malting

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Registered March 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Yield similar to AC Metcalfe, greater than CDC McGwire. Maturity within one day of Metcalfe. Rated resistant for true loose smut, stem rust and spot-form net blotch. Plant height and protein similar to AC Metcalfe

Distribution: Information not available.

Crop type: Barley

Variety/line name(s): CDC Maverick (FB205)

Class/Description: Forage type

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Registered December 2011

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Forage yield and grain yield higher than CDC Cowboy with similar maturity rating. Smooth awned variety with height equal to CDC Cowboy. Rated resistant to stem rust, covered and false loose smut. Acid detergent fibre (ADF) equal to CDC Cowboy. Neutral detergent fibre and protein higher than CDC Cowboy.

Distribution: SeCan.

Crop type: Barley

Variety/line name(s): HB10313

Class / Description: Hulless Food

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Potential registration in 2013

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Yield and maturity similar to CDC McGwire. Resistant to true loose smut and stem rust. Good straw strength and very good threshability.

Distribution: To be determined

Crop type: Oat

Variety/line name(s): OT3054

Class/Description: Milling oat

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Supported for registration in 2012

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Yield potential greater than AC Morgan. Maturity rating and height equal to Leggett. Crown rust rating similar to CDC Dancer. Resistant to smut. Rated good (G) for grain quality and very good (VG) for milling quality. Beta glucan equal to CDC Dancer.

Distribution: FP Genetics

Crop type: Oat

Variety/line name(s): CDC Haymaker (SA04412)

Class/Description: Forage type

Developed: Crop Development Centre / Plant Sciences University of Saskatchewan

Status: Registered in 2011

Parentage: Not available

Notes: Forage and grain yield higher than CDC Baler. Days to heading is similar to CDC Baler. Protein is equal to CDC Baler with lower acid detergent fibre (ADF) and neutral detergent fibre (NDF).

Distribution: SeCan

Please note that all new cereal varieties registered in 2012 may not be included on thi list. Information provided by Agriculture Canada and University of Saskatchewan / Crop Development Centre.