Country of Origin: Transcaucasus to Israel and NW. Iran, S. Pakistan to NW. India
Description: Hybrid dwarf wheat with a short life cycle, particularly under 24 hour lighting conditions and has been successfully grown aboard the International Space Station starting in 2003. Obtained from a cross between Parluda and Super Dwarf wheat, same parentage as Perigree Wheat.
Culture: Grows best under 24 hours of fluorescent light at 25° C.
Germination (days 3-5)
Appearance of first node (day 15)
Wheat head emergence (day 28)
Flowering (yellow anther visible on wheat heads) (day 40)