Winter wheat

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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16:17

The above video was recorded on June 28, 2022 and the information below was updated on June 9, 2023.

BREEDER: DSV Seeds
PEDIGREE: Reflection x DSV 20122
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2022)

MARKET OPTIONS: Hard Group 4, Feed

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2022 %: England & Wales: 7.4. Scotland: 1.7.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2023 %: England & Wales: 8.3. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2023 TREATED YIELD (UK): 106
AHDB RL 2023 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): [102]
AHDB RL 2023 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 93

POSITIVES

  • Highest Septoria triciti resistance on RL (8.1)
  • Very high treated and untreated yield
  • Exceptional performance as both first & second wheat 
  • Excellent performance on both light, and especially heavier land
  • Very good resistance to mildew and yellow rust
  • Early to mature

NEGATIVES

  • Not suitable for early drilling due to very vigorous growth habit 
  • Relatively tall with average straw strength but responds well to PGR
  • Poor brown rust & eyespot resistance
  • Low specific weight so consideration needed around positioning on farm

 

UKFM Group 2

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