Wheat

Winter Barley Cultivars Developed and Released by Virginia Tech since 1990. To request seed for research and testing, and inforamtion on partnering with the VT Barley Breeding Program, Email: Dr. Carl Griffey
Traditional Hulled Barley Cultivars

  • 1991     Nomini
  • 1993     Pamunkey
  • 1993     Starling
  • 1994     Callao
  • 2002     Price
  • 2003     Thoroughbred

Hulless Barley Cultivars

  • 2003      Doyce
  • 2007      Eve
  • 2007      Dan

Historical conventional variety releases from the soybean breeding program include 'Essex', 'Hutcheson' and 'Teejay'.  Food-grade variety releases for natto, tofu and other uses include 'MFL-159', 'MFS-511', 'MFS-591', 'MFS-553'.  These varieties were developed by Dr. Glenn Buss, who is now retired.

Click Here for certified seed of Virginia Tech varieties.

Presently, the Virginia Tech Soybean Breeding program has germplasm with enhanced attributes available for testing and under consideration for release.  Traits include high protein, sucrose, low linolenic acid and mid oleic acid modified oil soybeans, and soybeans for tofu and edamame.  Click here to download an information sheet.

  • To request seed for research and testing, and inforamtion on partnering with the VT Soybean Breeding Program, e-mail Dr.  ---

Anticipated future releases of breeding lines and varieties from the soybean breeding program include low stachyose breeding lines with in various maturity groups, low stachyose varieties in MG 4 and MG 5, low linolenic MG 4 and MG 5 lines for commercial production, sulfonylurea-tolerant soybeans (STS) and STS/RR stacked adapted to Virginia, and high yielding MG 4 and MG 5 conventional soybeans adapted to Virginia.

Winter Wheat Cultivars Developed and Released by Virginia Tech since 1990. To request seed for research and testing, and inforamtion on partnering with the VT Barley Breeding Program, Email Dr. Carl Griffey     Soft Red Winter Wheat Public Cultivars

1990 
Madison
1990 
Wakefield
1993
Jackson
1997
Pocahontas
1998
Roane
2000 
Sisson
2002 
McCormick
2004 
Choptank
2005  
Chesapeake
2007 
Jamestown
2009 
Merl
 
Soft Red Winter Wheat Exclusive Cultivars
1991 
FFR 555W
1994
FFR 558W
1995
Featherstone 520
1997 
FFR 566W
1999 
USG 3209
2000
SS 520
2000
SS 550
2000
Renwood 3260
2001
SS 560
2002
RC Strategy (Canada)
2002
Tribute (U.S. and Canada)
2003 
SS MPV57
2003
USG 3706
2003
Armor 3015
2004
Featherstone 176
2005
Dominion
2007
USG 3555
2008
SS 5205
2008 
Shirley
2008
Renwood 3434
2009
SW049029104
2010
VA258
 
Hard Red Winter Wheat
2008
Vision 10
2008
Vision 20
2010
Vision 30
2010
Vision 40
 
Winter Durum Wheat
2008
Snowglenn
2009
OAC-Amber
 
Specialty Strong Gluten Winter Wheat Cultivars
2002
Tribute (U.S. and Canada)
2003
Rachel
 
Soft White Winter Wheat Cultivars

2001 Pearl