National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine


Spring durum wheat Triticum durum Desf
An mid-ripening cultivar. Highly adaptable. Excellent pasta indicators

Originator – Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev of NAAS. Registration year – 2006.

Recommended for growing in the in the Steppe and Forest-Steppe.

Variety – leuсurum.

Mid-ripening. The average vegetation period is 101 days.

Lodging resistance is medium. The plant height is 95-100 cm. Spikes are easily threshed.

Significant drought resistance and high yield potential.

This cultivar is superior to the check cultivar in terms of resistance to head and loose smuts.

The potential yield is 5.8 t/ha. The yield in the competitive trial was 4.15 t/ha (+0.35 t/ha to the check cultivar). In 2019 in the experiments of the Laboratory of Plant Production and Variety Investigations of the PPI named after VYa Yuriev NAAS, the maximum yield was achieved – 5.9 t/ha.

The gluten content is 34-36%. The protein content is 14.5-16.5%. The pasta qualities are excellent. The cultivar is noticeable for increased content of carotenoids (up to 3.8 mg/kg), which make pasta bright-amber.

The seeding rate is 4.5 million germinable seeds per 1 hectare. Seeds should be treated with fungicide and insecticide prior to sowing.

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