Michigan Grown Staple Crop Seeds that Fit Your Plant-based Nutritional Goals

Compton Wheat

Great Lakes Staple Seeds


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Compton Wheat seeds

(Triticum aestivum); soft red winter; awnletted; an Indiana Connection variety; 

From our alma mater, Compton is a modern soft red winter wheat named for Leroy E. Compton. Professor Compton was a member of Purdue's small grain breeding program for over 50 years. Plants have a high yield potential. Seeds that are large, reddish brown have a good milling and baking quality.

Moderately resistant to soil-borne mosaic, spindle streak and barley yellow dwarf.

Resistant to Septoria leaf blotch, powdery mildew, leaf rust.

Resistant to current prevalent biotypes of Hessian fly.

 

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