ABSTRACT.


Rodolfo González B.1, Patricio Parodi P.1, Oscar Moreno M.2, Héctor Wulf M.2 y Denise Granger Z.2
 

The Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias has released three cultivars of spring wheat, Triticum aestivum spp. vulgare: Centrifén, CoIlafén and Yafén, and Triticum durum, cultivar Alifén, recommended for the central area of Chile. These cultivars have a high yielding ability, a wide range of adaptation; resistance to the present biotypes of the main pathogens, exceIlent agronomic type, and good quality. They are meant to increase the wheat production of the central area of the country.

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1 Ingenieros Agrónomos M. S., Proyecto Trigo, Estación Experimental La Platina. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias.
2 Ingenieros Agrónomos, Proyecto Trigo, Estación Experimental La Platina. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias.