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WARF: P03266US

  • PVP issued.

High-Yielding Oat Variety Called “Drumlin”


INVENTORS -

Heidi Kaeppler, Ronald Duerst

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is seeking commercial partners interested in a new, high-yielding oat variety.
OVERVIEWIn 2009, Wisconsin was the highest-producing state for oats with 13.3 million bushels. Wisconsin researchers are continually developing new varieties of oats suitable for the Upper Midwest.
THE INVENTIONUW-Madison researchers have developed a new high-yield oat variety, called Drumlin. Drumlin has been successfully grown in tests at many locations in the northern United States and southern Canada. This variety matures a few days later than Moraine, an early-maturity line also developed by UW-Madison researchers.
APPLICATIONS
  • Commercial oat production
KEY BENEFITS
  • Provides consistently high grain yields
  • Shows excellent resistance to crown rust
  • Displays good tolerance to barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV)
  • Comparable to commercial varieties in most other crop traits
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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Contact Information
For current licensing status, please contact Emily Bauer at emily@warf.org or 608-960-9842.
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