Wheat variety Mattern


Mattern is a hard winter waxy wheat was developed cooperatively by the USDA–ARS and the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station and released in 2012. Mattern has red grain color and waxy (amylose-free) endosperm starch. It was released primarily for its unique end-use quality attributes and for grain yield competitive with currently grown Nebraska adapted cultivars. Mattern can be planted only as an identity-preserved variety.

More variety characteristics in the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association 2016 Seed Guide (see chart on page 17)

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