Varieties

Type and VarietyYield1Plant Height (cm)Hydroxylbenzyl Glucosinolate (umol/g seed)Allyl Glucosinolate (umol/g seed)Mucilage2 (cS*ml/g seed)Resistance to White Rust3Fixed Oil (% seed)Protein (% Seed)Seed Weight (g/1000)Maturity (days)
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Open-Pollinated Yellow (% Andante)
Andante4100102145n/a55.7n/a28.435.16.093
AAC Adagio5 102+1-6n/a+41.1n/a+1.7-2.1-0.9+1
AC Pennant499-6+3n/a-11.0n/a+1.1-0.8-0.3-1
Open-Pollinated Brown (% Centennial Brown)
Centennial Brown4100117n/a10.4n/aSS36.330.13.192
Amigo693-8n/a+3.5n/aRS-2.1+0.6-0.4+6
AAC Brown 1207112+8n/a+1.6n/aRR+1.0-0.3+0.6+2
Duchess499-4n/a-1.0n/aSS+1.8-1.4-0.40
Hybrid Brown (% Centennial Brown)
AAC Brown188119+4n/a-0.5n/aRS+2.1-1.5-0.1+1
Open-Pollinated Oriental (% Cutlass)
Cutlass4100115n/a11.6n/aRS41.029.12.891
Forge497+10n/a+0.6n/aSS-2.1+0.5-0.2+1
AAC Oriental 2007 106+9n/a+0.1n/aRS-4.0+0.9-0.1+1
AC Vulcan498+1n/a+0.8n/aRS-0.4+0.4+0.10
1 Yield data not collected by area.
2 Mucilage in yellow mustard is a measurement of viscosity of aqueous extracts from seed.
3 Varieties are rated S (Susceptible) or R (Resistant) to White Rust strains.
4 Data from 1999-2012 Co-operative Mustard Test. Yield % of check: 124 station years for yellow mustard, and 117 station years for brown and oriental mustard.
5 Data from 2009-2012 Co-operative Mustard Test (29 station years).
6 Data from 2008-2010 Co-operative Mustard Test (21 station years).
7 Data from 2016-2018 Co-operative Mustard Test (22 station years).
8 Data from 2017-2018 Co-operative Mustard Test (14 station years).

Contract requirements and other varietal factors can influence variety selection. For yellow mustard, there is variation in the amount of mucilage for the three different varieties which may be a factor for variety selection. AAC Adagio has the highest mucilage levels when compared to AC Pennant and Andante. Hybrid Brown 18 shows a 20% increase in yield data over check varieties and the same blackleg resistance as Centennial Brown. AAC Brown 18 is also resistant to race 2a of white rust whereas Centennial brown is not. More information about registered varieties can be found in the SaskSeed Guide.

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