Originator – Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev of NAAS.
Khamarka was included in the State Register of Plant Varieties Suitable for Dissemination in Ukraine in 2007 for growing in the steppe.
Variety - vulgare.
Plant height = 100-120 cm.
Highly resistant to lodging, shedding and in-spike germination.
High frost tolerance and winter hardiness (8-9 points).
High drought resistance (7-8 points).
Resistance to powdery mildew, brown rust and snow mold is higher than in the check cultivar and other cultivars with dominant shortstemness.
Grain quality: protein content in grain = 10.5-12.5 %, test weight = 680-750 g/L, loaf volume from 100 g of flour = 360-380 cm3.
Potential yield = 7 t/ha.
This cultivar is not demanding to forecrops. The recommended seeding rate is 4 million germinable seeds per 1 hectare. Khamarka is suitable for direct harvesting.
Seed production peculiarities: distance separation for seed crops is 2,000 m.