Sunray Triticale is a spring variety that is well adapted to all growing zones of Western Canada. It is a semi-dwarf variety with lower ergot infection rates, short strong straw, resistance to leaf rust, stem rust, common bunt and common root rot. Sunray Triticale was developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Lethbridge Research Centre with advanced lines provided by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre in Mexico.
- Lower ergot infection than checks
- Highly resistant to leaf rust, stem rust, common bunt and common root rot
- Semi-dwarf variety (96 cm); shorter than Pronghorn, AC Certa and AC Ultima
- Short straw strength
- Falling number is less than AC Ultima
- Soft awns