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AAC Brandon

AAC Brandon is an awned, semi-dwarf CWRS spring wheat. It is attractive to wheat producers in the high-yielding areas of the Prairies who desire a short, strong strawed variety with good FHB resistance. Similar lodging tolerance and disease resistance to AC® Carberry with higher yield index, shorter straw, and earlier maturity. First commercially released in Western Canada in 2015. Introduced to Northeastern Ontario for its positive yield, agronomic and grain qualities.

  • Well adapted across Western Canada

  • Height 1 cm shorter than AC® Carberry -

  • 1/2 day earlier maturing than AC® Carberry

  • MR (“Good” rating) to fusarium headblight - R to Leaf Rust, Stem Rust and loose smut

  • Large seed size, similar to Superb

  • ½ day earlier maturing compared to AC® Carberry

  • Good leaf and stem rust resistance

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