(Triticum aestivum L.) was released by the California Agricultural Experiment Station in 1975. It was developed by the International Maize Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico and introduced into California in a CIM_MYT Elite Strains Yield Trial in 1970. The cultivar is one of several selected and used worldwide from hybrid II-23584 known as Bluebird family of cultivars having the parentage ('Ciano' X 'Sonora 64' -'Klein Rendidor') X 3/11 8156. This is a hard red wheat wheat, that is light red in color. Yecora Rojo became the dominant common wheat cultivar in the San Joaquin and the Imperial Valleys of California soon after it release. Yecora Rojo has less tendency to shatter. The spikes are white and fully awned.
In 2019 in California, the average yield per pound for Yecroa Rojo, per acre, was 5,276 pounds.
(Source - Crop Science Vol 25, Nov-Dec. 1985, p 1129-1130, California Wheat Commission and University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources)
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