Varieties of club wheat. Page: 2
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2 FARMERS' BULLETIN 1708
are white-kerneled common wheat leaving clavate. or club-slhaped.
heads, but they should not be confused with the true club wheats.
Red Russian, sometimes known as Australian Club,) also i.
wheat of the soft red winter class. The wheat known in the Soutleastern
States as Club, Club Head, Double Head, Stub Head, and
by numerous other nannies. is not a club wheat but is the FultzoMediterranean,
a variety of soft red winter common wheat. Sonora
is sometimes classed as club wheat, because its quality is similar to
that of the club varieties. but it is a common wheat and in anllyl
characters is very different from the club wheat.
FIGURE 1.-Distribution of elub who.at
in the t'nitel Shtates in 192h. Each dot represeiit2,000
acres. Estimated area. 725,214 acres.
Washington, Oregon. Idlaho. and California lead in the production
of club wheats. In these States club varieties made up 16, 17,
7, and 9 percent, respectively, of the total wheat acreage in 1929. A
smaller acreage is grown in Utah and Montana. Only very limited
quantities, if any, are grown east of the Rocky Mfountains. In these
Western States the club wheats are grown principally in the subhumid
sections. Their distribution in the United States is shown
in figure 1.
in figure 1I.
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Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888. & Bayles, B. B. (Burton Bernard), 1900-. Varieties of club wheat., book, 1940; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1510/m1/4/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.