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Flax – Gold ND

Flax – Gold ND


Yield: High
Seed Color: Yellow
Height: Medium Tall
Maturity: Medium
Rust: R
Wilt: MR/R

R = resistant
MR = moderately resistant

About Gold ND

Gold ND flax was released in 2014 by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. The North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association has rights to production and distribution of seed. Gold ND is a yellow-seeded variety with very high yield potential. Gold ND has good oil content and oil drying quality. Gold ND is medium tall and has medium maturity. This variety has blue flowers and medium seed size. Gold ND is resistant to flax rust and has good tolerance to flax wilt. To help ensure genetic purity, this variety is protected under Plant Variety Protection Title V and must be sold as a class of certified seed.

Gold ND Strengths
• Excellent Yield
• Good oil content and oil quality

Agronomic Performance of Gold ND Across ND & SD, 2008-2014.

 Gold NDCarterOmegaYork
Yield (bu/a)22.722.320.522.6
Test wt (lb/bu)52.953.052.952.9
Height (inches)31.830.029.329.6
Oil Content (%)40.539.840.039.0
Maturity (days to first flower)51.049.849.249.2

Data and information extracted from variety release documents, unpublished experimental data and NDSU Extension Publication A1105-14.