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Research Project: CEREAL RUST FUNGI: GENETICS, POPULATION BIOLOGY, AND HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS

Location: Cereal Disease Lab

Title: Registration of Colter wheat

Author
item BERG, J - Montana State University
item WICHMAN, D - Montana State University
item KEPHART, K - Montana State University
item ECKHOFF, R - Montana State University
item STOUGAARD, R - Montana State University
item LAMB, P - Montana State University
item MILLER, J - Montana State University
item NASH, D - Montana State University
item GREY, W - Montana State University
item JOHNSTON, M - Montana State University
item GETTEL, D - Montana State University
item LARSON, R - Montana State University
item Jin, Yue
item Kolmer, James - Jim
item Chen, Xianming
item Bai, Guihua
item BRUCKNER, P - Montana State University

Submitted to: Journal of Plant Registrations
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/26/2014
Publication Date: 8/25/2014
Citation: Berg, J.E., Wichman, D.M., Kephart, K.D., Eckhoff, R.N., Stougaard, R.N., Lamb, P.F., Miller, J.H., Nash, D.L., Grey, W.E., Johnston, M., Gettel, D., Larson, R., Jin, Y., Kolmer, J.A., Chen, X., Bai, G., Bruckner, P.L. 2014. Registration of Colter wheat. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8(3):285-287.

Interpretive Summary: Colter is a new hard red winter wheat cultivar developed for Montana. It is high yielding and has good characteristics for bread making, and is resistant to stem rust, which is a devastating disease of wheat.

Technical Abstract: Colter’ (Reg. No. CV-1099, PI 670156) hard red winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) was developed and released by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Stations in September 2013. Colter was derived from the cross MT9982*2/BZ9W96-895. MT9982 is a sib selection of 'Yellowstone', and BZ9W96-895 is an unreleased breeding line of unknown pedigree developed by Westbred. Colter was developed using a modified bulk breeding method and selected as an F5:6 headrow. Colter was tested under the experimental number MT08172 in Montana yield trials from 2009 to 2013. Like Yellowstone, Colter is a high-yielding, winter-hardy hard red winter wheat line with medium to late maturity, medium to high grain protein, and acceptable milling and baking quality. Colter was released for its excellent performance in winter wheat production environments of north-central Montana and its improved grain volume weight and stem rust (caused by Puccinia graminis Pers.:Pers. f. sp. tritici Eriks. & E. Henn.) resistance relative to Yellowstone.