CDC Valour flax.

January 1, 2002 Human Health and Nutrition Data 0 Comments

CDC Valour flax.

Year: 2002
Authors: Rowland, G.G., Hormis, Y.A., Rashid, K.Y.
Publication Name: Can. J. Plant Sci.
Publication Details: Volume 82; Pages 427- 428.


CDC Valour, an earlymaturing oilseed flax (Linum usitatissimum L.), was developed in 1996 at the Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This cultivar has medium oil content, good oil quality, brown seeds and medium 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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