Macbeth flax

January 1, 2003 Human Health and Nutrition Data 0 Comments

Macbeth flax

Year: 2003
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.

Back to Databases

Affiliated Organizations

Flax Focus Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with important flax news and announcements with our FLAX FOCUS newsletter.