K-State Research and Extension News
February 19, 2014
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Oakley CL Wheat Variety

Oakley CL Wheat Variety Video

New wheat variety, called Oakley CL, developed by K-State wheat breeder, Dr. Guorong Zhang, is a strong disease resistance to stripe rust and wheat streak mosaic virus. This variety has many other good traits for baking, grain shattering, dry land farming and pre-harvest sprouting among others.

Produced by Dan Donnert and Katie Allen, K-State Research and Extension

K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Dan Donnert
K-State Research & Extension News

Guorong Zhang – gzhang@ksu.edu or 785-625-3425 ext. 213