Winter wheat

Graham

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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11:42

The above video was recorded on July 4, 2023 and the information below was updated on June 12, 2024.

BREEDER: Syngenta UK Ltd
PEDIGREE: Premio x Expert
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2016)

MARKET OPTIONS: Hard Group 4, Feed

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2023 %: England & Wales: 5.4. Scotland: 1.8.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2024 %: England & Wales: 4.7. Scotland: 1.1.

AHDB RL 2024 TREATED YIELD (UK): 102
AHDB RL 2024 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102
AHDB RL 2024 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 89

POSITIVES

  • Very high untreated yield (89%) and respectable northern yield (103%) 
  • Performs best as a first wheat & on lighter soils
  • Excellent option for early sowing 
  • Above average resistance to the major diseases
  • Early maturity

NEGATIVES

  • Poor resistance to brown rust & eyespot
  • Susceptible to orange wheat blossom midge
  • Potential ear fertility issues in the far north, with breeder not recommending the drilling of the variety north of the Forth

 

UKFM Group 2

UKFM Group 3

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