AAC Awesome VB
AAC Awesome VB is a very high-yielding special-purpose spring (with a soft white kernel type) wheat with a strong agronomic package. AAC Awesome VB has good straw strength and an excellent disease package. AAC Awesome VB has the SM1 gene for tolerance to the orange wheat blossom midge (AC Andrew is the refuge). AAC Awesome VB has maturity similar to AC Andrew and manages maturity by seeding early and increasing the seeding rate to hasten maturity.
Larger kernel size and excellent test weight
Good lodging tolerance
Good resistance to stripe rust, leaf rust and stem rust
14% higher yield than AC Andrew and 12% higher yield than AC® Sadash in Cooperative Registration trials