LCS Wizard is a brand new Hard Red Winter wheat variety from Limagrain Cereal Seeds that performs well in both irrigated and dryland settings. In 2012 LCS performance testing, LCS Wizard regularly finished in the top 10% for yield. The parents of LCS Wizard come from a proven germplasm base of the old Pioneer HRWW breeding program.
The tillering potential and straw strength for LCS Wizard are both excellent. It also performs well in areas with acid soils.
LCS Wizard has exceptional milling quality, excellent test weight, and produces large seeds. Quality testing is currently underway to determine the line's baking characteristics.
The disease package for LCS Wizard is led by resistance to Stem Rust, Leaf Rust and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus. LCS Wizard also has moderate resistance to Septoria Leaf Blotch and Tan Spot.