Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology
On-line version ISSN 1984-7033
MARCHIORO, Volmir Sergio et al. CD 120 wheat cultivar, standard quality soft, for the Southern Region of Brazil. Crop Breed. Appl. Biotechnol. (Online) [online]. 2011, vol.11, n.4, pp. 375-378. ISSN 1984-7033. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1984-70332011000400013.
The cultivar CD 120, developed by the Cooperativa Central de Pesquisa Agrícola (COODETEC) is suitable for cultivation in the VCU wheat-producing regions 1 and 2 of the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. It is tolerant to the major wheat diseases and pre-harvest germination and has soft wheat quality and a 6.5 % higher grain yield (3.678 kg ha-1) than the control.
Keywords : breeding program; soft wheat; grain yield.