CDC Arras flax

January 1, 2002 Human Health and Nutrition Data 0 Comments

CDC Arras flax

Year: 2002
Authors: Rowland, G.G., Hormis, Y.A., Rashid, K.Y.
Publication Name: Can. J. Plant Sci.
Publication Details: Volume 82; Pages 99–100.


CDC Arras is a medium-early-maturing oilseed flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) developed at the Crop Development Centre, University of  Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This cultivar has medium oil content, good oil quality, large seed size, fair lodging resistance and high yield when seeded early in the Black and the Brown Soil zones of the prairies. It is immune to North American races of rust caused by Melampsora lini and moderately resistant to wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lini. Author's Abstract.

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