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Bob Dole

Hard Red Winter
Leading Rust Resistance
  • Very good rust tolerance—leaf and stripe
  • Consistent performance over years
  • Excellent mill and bake quality
  • Fusarium head blight tolerance

Agronomics

Straw Strength
Very Good to Good
Relative Maturity
Medium
Plant Height
Tall
Winter Hardiness
Very Good to Good
Shatter
Very Good to Excellent
Coleoptile Length
Medium

Grain

Head Type
Awned
Chaff Color
White
Test Weight
Very Good to Excellent
Mill and Bake Quality
Excellent
Yield
Good
Bob Dole area of primary adaptation
Area of adaptation.

These agronomic assessments are made by Syngenta scientists and reflect each variety's relative performance within these characteristics prior to and during the 2018 crop year. Specific conditions may cause variations within those characteristics. These relative protection values are based on current pest and disease populations. These have been known to shift periodically and may cause changes in specific evaluations. Resistance to many other diseases and pests is sensitive to environmental conditions, plant development stages and the presence and intensity of other diseases which may result in specific evaluation inconsistencies. This chart is updated annually to reflect the most current trends.

One or all of the varieties may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents and/or Utility Patents and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization.

Disease

Stem Rust
3
Leaf Rust
2
Stripe Rust
1
Wheat Streak Mosaic
6
SOIL-BORN MOSAIC VIRUS
1
BARLEY YELLOW DWARF VIRUS
6
Powdery Mildew
4
Hessian Fly
7
FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT
5
Aluminum Tolerance
2

These agronomic assessments are made by Syngenta scientists and reflect each variety's relative performance within these characteristics prior to and during the 2018 crop year. Specific conditions may cause variations within those characteristics. These relative protection values are based on current pest and disease populations. These have been known to shift periodically and may cause changes in specific evaluations. Resistance to many other diseases and pests is sensitive to environmental conditions, plant development stages and the presence and intensity of other diseases which may result in specific evaluation inconsistencies. This chart is updated annually to reflect the most current trends.

** Using Certified Seed every crop season provides growers the best opportunity to maximize the yield potential of the variety.

GENERAL:
9 = Poor      8 = Fair to Poor      7 = Fair      6 = Fair to Good      5 = Good      4 = Very Good to Good      3 = Very Good      2 = Very Good to excellent      1 = Excellent

Performance Data

2017 - 2018
2018 Texas Summary—Farmville, Munday, Muenster, TX
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2016 - 2018
2018 Central Kansas Summary
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2016 - 2018
2018 Central Kansas/North-Central Oklahoma Summary—Conway Springs, Pratt, KS
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2016 - 2018
2018 Eastern Kansas—Chanute, Sabatha, Junction City, KS
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2016 - 2018
2018 Irrigated Summary—Imperial, Hemingford, NE; Dalhart, TX; Hugoton, Ingalls, KS
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2016 - 2018
2018 Western Plains Summary—Otis, Yuma, CO; Colby, Hugoton, Scott City, Wakeeney, KS
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2015 - 2018
2018 Wheat Following Soybeans Summary—Belleville, Junction City, Partridge, KS
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Downloads
Bob Dole
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Region Downloads
2019 Plains Seed Guide
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