CDC Bethune flax.

January 1, 2002 Human Health and Nutrition Data 0 Comments

CDC Bethune flax.

Year: 2002
Authors: Rowland, G.G., Hormis, Y.A., Rashid, K.Y.
Publication Name: Can. J. Plant Sci.
Publication Details: Volume 82; Pages 101–102.


CDC Bethune, is a medium-late-maturing oilseed flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) developed by Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This cultivar has medium oil content, medium oil quality, medium seed size, good 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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