Joaquin Oro comes from the variety Joaquin which is is a hard red spring wheat. WB-Joaquin Oro is a hard red spring wheat bred and developed by WestBred, a unit of Monsanto Company. It was released in 2011 WB-Joaquin Oro was selected for similarity to “Joaquin” for morphological, agronomic and quality traits. The breeding method was backcross. WB-Joaquin Oro is adapted to the wheat growing areas of the San Joaquin Valley in California. The primary use will be for flour to make raised loaf bread. WB-Joaquin Oro is resistant to the current field races of stripe rust in California. It is susceptible to Septoria tritici.
Particularly suited for:
San Joaquin Valley
*Lab data below is an average from 2020 harvest