Venus is a very attractive new white wheat line with an excellent disease package and good test weight. Venus has excellent resistance to powdery mildew and soil born mosiac virus. Venus has some scab resistance and is moderately resistant to stripe rust and leaf rust. Venus is short in stature, is awned (meaning that it's bearded), with creamy yellow chaff color.
In the 2016 MSU Variety Trials, Venus yielded 111.2 bu/ac.
2016 Michigan State University Wheat Variety Trial Data
|Yield - 4 year average||Plant Height - 3 yr avg||Lodging Score - 4 yr avg|