On-line version ISSN 1678-4596
SCHEEREN, Pedro Luiz et al. Agronomic and qualitative results of the new wheat cultivar 'BRS 296'. Cienc. Rural [online]. 2010, vol.40, n.7, pp.1651-1654. Epub Aug 13, 2010. ISSN 1678-4596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-84782010005000119.
The wheat cultivar BRS 296, developed by Embrapa, was released to production in 2009. It was originated of cross between PF 93232 and COOK*4/VPM1, carried out in green-house, in the summer of 1992/1993. The segregate generations were conducted by genealogic method until homozigose of genotype, named PF 990283. It has excellent leave and spike sanity and production stability. Preliminarily, it was classified as Bread Wheat and is recommended to all wheat regions of Brazil.
Keywords : breeding; germoplasm; cereal; Triticum aestivum.