A variety with two-gene beyond resistance, Mela has Eltan in the background for top-notch winter-hardiness. Mela stands well, and it has demonstrated very solid performance along highway 2.
Semi-dwarf, awned, common head type with white straw and white glumes. Good yield potential in <12″ rainfall with moderate adult plant resistance to stripe rust. Good emergence, excellent snow mold resistance and cold tolerance. Good end-use quality with two gene resistance to Imazamox. Released 2013, PVP, Title V, WSU/USDA-ARS.