The Soft Red Winter Wheats

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"At least 66 distinct varieties of soft red winter wheat, known by nearly 400 different names, are grown commercially in the United States, and additional varieties are grown experimentally. These varieties differ widely in yield, adaptation, milling and baking value, and other characteristics. The most widely grown varieties in the United States in order of importance are Fultz, Fulcaster, Mediterranean, Poole, Red May, Red Wave, and Harvest Queen. The area of each of these varieties in 1919 varied from about 4,800,000 acres to about 1,000,000 acres." -- p. 2

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54 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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Leighty, C. E. (Clyde Evert), b. 1882 & Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893- 1922.

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"At least 66 distinct varieties of soft red winter wheat, known by nearly 400 different names, are grown commercially in the United States, and additional varieties are grown experimentally. These varieties differ widely in yield, adaptation, milling and baking value, and other characteristics. The most widely grown varieties in the United States in order of importance are Fultz, Fulcaster, Mediterranean, Poole, Red May, Red Wave, and Harvest Queen. The area of each of these varieties in 1919 varied from about 4,800,000 acres to about 1,000,000 acres." -- p. 2

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54 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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Issued December 1922.

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Leighty, C. E. (Clyde Evert), b. 1882 & Martin, John H. (John Holmes), 1893-. The Soft Red Winter Wheats, pamphlet, 1922; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86044/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.