Calbuco-INIA, a h igh yielding trticaIe variety forthe southern zane of Chile

Cristian Hewstone M.1 y Denise Granger Z.2

Calbuco-INIA isa high yieldingtriticalevariety, produced in Carillanca (INIA-Temuco) by crossing two CIMMYT triticales. It has alternative growth habit and resistance to stripe and Ieaf rusts. Its grain is large, with sorne shrivelling, low test weight and soft quality. It is recornmended forthesouthern zone of Chile, where it outyields the alternative wheat Raicofén, by more than 30%.

1 Estación Experimental Carillanca (INIA), Casilla 58-D, Temuco, Chile.
2 Estación Experimental La Platina (INIA), Casilla 5427,Santiago, Chile.