Durum Cultivar Performance in Central Montana (2009)

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Central Agricultural Research Center


This report evaluates the performance of durum cultivars and durum production in central Montana and to provide unbiased information on improved durum cultivars for producers to use in the selection of best suited durum cultivars for central Montana. This report provides information on the yield potential of durum in central Montana for producers to use in determining if they want to grow durum in response to market prices. Spring durum has historically been an inferior grain producer in central Montana when compared to hard red spring wheat. More widely adapted durum cultivars are being developed. However, it is the value of the crop per acre, rather than yield, that determines if producers will want to grow durum in central Montana.



Agronomy, Plant sciences


Eckhoff, J.L., Vavrovsky, J., Wichman, D.M. 2009. Durum cultivar performance in central Montana. Moccasin, Mt.: Central Agricultural Research Center.
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