Field Crops

GALLAGHER WHEAT

#2252 | TRITICUM AESTIVUM

GALLAGHER FACT SHEET

Summary

OSU’s Gallagher wheat variety boasts Duster parentage and forage production with improved yield and disease resistance. Gallagher is an early maturing variety with good grazing tolerance and exhibits an approximate 15 percent increase in seed size over Duster. It is resistant to leaf and strip rust, wheat soilborne mosaic virus and wheat spindle streak mosaic virus. In addition, Gallagher is moderately resistant to tan spot and barley yellow dwarf. The variety is also septoria leaf blotch resistant for no-till and high-residue systems.Gallagher exhibits an acid soil tolerance comparable to Duster, is Hessian fly resistant and has the ability to exceed 12 percent grain protein with adequate fertilization. It has good stay green and shattering tolerance characteristics, with above average baking and milling characteristics.The wheat variety is well suited for Oklahoma operations, with the exception of those in the Panhandle, which is considered a secondary area of adaptation.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Plant Characteristics

Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Fall - Late-Summer
Plant Depth
1.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
42° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
14,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
TRITICUM
Species
TRITICUM AESTIVUM

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 60-90 lbs per acre

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Field Crops

EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL

Forage & Grazing

GOOD FORAGE PRODUCTION

Cover Crop

Growth Guide & Gallery

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