Cornell University

Cornell University’s College of Agriculture & Life Sciences has a long and productive history as an institution known for successfully introducing novel plant varieties with improved disease and insect resistance and cold tolerance to the public.

Cornell Plant Varieties


Wheat research began in the fall of 1907. The goals of the wheat breeding program are to introduce new cultivars and germplasm having improved yield, nutritional quality, disease resistance, and other characteristics that increase the crop value and production efficiency.

Soft White Winter Wheat