RESULTS OF SPRING WHEAT VARIETIES GROWN IN COOPERATIVE PLOT AND NURSERY EXPERIMENTS IN THE SPRING WHEAT REGION IN 1972 The year 1972 was the 44th in the history of the uniform regional testing program. Data summarized in this report were obtained from (1) the uniform regional hard red spring wheat nursery, (2) the uniform regional durum nursery and (3) the international sawfly yield nursery. Nurseries were grown in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Idaho, Nebraska, Wyoming, Wisconsin, South Dakota and Canada. The decision was made to omit the section on "Results from State Planned Yield Trials" from Regional Report. If you are interested in having this information, you may contact the individual state cooperator directly. NEW VARIETIES Two hard red spring wheat varieties were named and released. NAPAYO - Awned, medium height and maturity. Fair resistance to lodging. Moderate to resistant to stem rust but susceptible to leaf rust. High yield and medium bushel weight. Insufficient data on milling and baking characteristics. It is a backcross derived line using Manitou as the recurrent parent. It is essentially Manitou with awns. Released by the Canada Department of Agriculture at Winnipeg in 1972. PROTOR - Awned, early semidwarf with high lodging resistance. Resistant to stem and leaf rust. High yield and medium bushel weight. Limited data indicate low in milling and baking quality. Selected from the cross of Tobari by Ciano. Released by Northrup King in 1972, for sale in the western states.