Morton

  • Developed by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (NDAES) in cooperation with USDA and released in June 2001
  • The line was tested as ND941119and resulted from the cross ND880922/IAB605X
  • Morton is medium-late maturity being similar to Troy and two day later than Jerry
  • High test weight with groat percent slightly higher than Jerry
  • Tall oat with good straw strength, resistant to smut
  • Morton is protected under the U.S. PLant Variety Protection Act (PVP-94)

 

 

  • Origin
    ND
  • Year Released
    2001
  • Leaf Rust
    Mod-Sus.
  • Stem Rust
    Mod-Resis.
  • Stripe Rust
    Mod-Resis.-Mos-Sus.
  • Relative Maturity
    7
  • Straw Strength
    Very Good
  • Relative Plant Height
    Tall
  • Protein
    Medium
  • Grain Color
    White
  • PVP+
    No