Triticum aestivum L. subsp. aestivum
'Jackson' is a mid-season, soft red winter wheat that is high yielding. It has a moderate level tolerance to Septoria as well as to powdery mildew caused by Puccinia graminis. The plants are erect, reach about three feet in height, and are of good quality for milling into flour and baking.[1,2]
'Jackson' wheat was developed as a stabilized cross between 'Saluda' and 'Coker 762' wheat made in 1982 by T. M. Starling at the Virginia Tech Agricultural Experiment Station[1,2] and introduced in June of 1993. PVP was awarded but has since expired on November 30, 2015. USDA accession number PI 591479. There are approximately 100 seeds in 3.5 grams.