This wheat is from: Oklahoma Genetics, Inc
Pedigree: Duster, Oklahoma Experimentals including 2180.
This wheat is good for: Cattlemen who want to graze their wheat in the fall and have a decent yields in the spring. Anyone with acid soils.
Notes: Gallagher can have physiological leaf spotting. This looks like tan spot, or septoria, but is actually just a trait of the plant.
Gallagher, a wheat variety from Oklahoma Genetics, Inc, is an early variety with good tolerance to acid soils, barley yellow dwarf, and drought. Unlike Duster, Gallagher has a large seed size. It is an early variety that breaks dormancy early, so it may be damaged by a late spring freeze.
This is an excellent variety for cattlemen who want to graze their wheat in the fall and harvest in the spring: it can withstand heavy grazing. This is a medium short variety that may be very short in drought conditions.
Gallagher is very susceptible to scab. If this could be an issue, treat with a fungicide.
- Resistant to: Hessian fly, leaf rust, stripe rust, soil borne mosaic.
- Moderately Resistant to: stem rust, powdery mildew, Septoria.
- Moderately susceptible: Septoria leaf blotch, Stem rust, Tan Spot, Wheat Streak Mosiac
- Very Susceptible to: Scab