CDC Simmie Red Lentil

CDC Simmie is a new red lentil variety, that has similar characteristics to CDC Maxim.  This early medium maturing variety was bred by Albert Vandenberg at the University of Saskatchewan. CDC Simmie has an immense disease package and yields are 103% – 109% of CDC Maxim. New to the fields in the Spring of 2022.



Main Strengths:

  • Early to medium maturity
  • Good resistance to blight
  • Good resistance to anthracnose
  • Rated for 34 cm tall

Lentil Varieties – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers

2020

Small Red Herbicide Tolerance Yield % CDC Maxim (Area 1 & 2) Yield % CDC Maxim (Area 3 & 4) Height (cm) Days to Flower Maturity Rating Ascochyta Blight Anthracnose Race Seed Weight (g/1000)
CDC Maxim CL 100 100 34 51 E/M G G 40
CDC Impulse CL 107 100 37 52 E/M G G 44
CD Redberry 97 99 34 50 E/M G G 42
CDC Simmie CL 109 103 34 53 E/M G G 39

CL indicates Clearfield trait
Maturity Rating: VE = Very Early, E = Early, M = Medium, L = Late, VL = Very Late
Disease Resistance: R = Resistant, MR = Moderately Resistant, I = Intermediate Resistance,
MS = Moderately Susceptible, S = Susceptible