Authors: Duguid, S.D., Kenaschuk, E.O., Rashid, K.Y.
Publication Name: Can. J. Plant Sci.
Publication Details: Volume 83; Pages 803 – 805.
Macbeth, a medium-late maturing oilseed flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) was released in 2002 by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Morden Research Station, Morden, Manitoba. This cultivar has high oil content, high oil quality, large seed size, very good lodging resistance and high yield when seeded in all the soil zones of the Canadian prairies as compared to Flanders. It is immune to current North American races of rust caused by Melampsora lini (Ehrenb.) Desmaz,, moderate resistance to wilt by Fusarium oxysporum Schlecht. f. sp. lini (Bolley) Snyder & Hansen and moderate resistance to powdery mildew by Oidium lini Skoric. Author's Abstract.