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BROOKS was released by the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service. It is a medium early variety that has medium height, excellent yield, and fair lodging resistance. It has good winter hardiness. Brooks has tolerance to barley yellow dwarf virus and good resistance to soil-borne mosaic. It has poor resistance to Crown rust. This variety offers a new level of overall protein production; data indicates at least 25% advantage in pounds of protein per acre over most other varieties. Good smut resistance. Variety Producers
GERARD 224 is similar to Rodgers in leaf color, stem, and panicle shape but shorter than Rodgers by 5 inches averaging 41 inches tall. It has more stalk strength than Rodgers and heads one day earlier than Rodgers. It has hairy yellow stems with erect, dark green leaves that are smooth on the margins and leaf sheath. It has a recurved rachis and yellow, smooth lemmas, and non-twisted awns. US VARIETY PROTECTION APPLIED FOR. No Registered class. Variety Producers
GERARD 229 is similar to Rodgers in leaf color, stem, and panicle shape but shorter than Rodgers by 6 inches averaging 38 inches tall. It has more stalk strength than Rodgers and heads four days later than Rodgers. It has hairy yellow stems with erect, dark green leaves that are smooth on the margins and leaf sheath. It has a recurved rachis and yellow, smooth lemmas, and is awnless. It has a nice gold color grain similar to Brooks. US VARIETY PROTECTION APPLIED FOR. No Registered class. Variety Producers
RODGERS was released by North Carolina Agricultural Research Service in cooperation with USDA ARS.. It is a high yielding, mid-season oat cultivar that has good test weight, kernel size, plant height, straw strength, and tolerance to barley yellow dwarf virus. No Registered Class. Variety Producers
SOUTHERN STATES 76-30 was released by Southern States Cooperative. It is a medium late winter oat variety that is medium tall. It is similar to Coker 716 in several plant characteristics and in reaction to several diseases. The variety is susceptible to Crown and stem rust, but is resistant to soil-borne mosaic and culm rot. It is generally adapted to the Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Variety Producers
SS 76-50 was released by North Carolina State University. It is a late variety (107 days) oat with a dark green leaf color. It has a semi-prostrate juvenile growth habit and an erect rachis. It has a medium-tall plant height (89 cm) and equilateral panicle head shape. US VARIETY PROTECTION APPLIED FOR. Variety Producers
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