Winter wheat

KWS Brium

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
13°C
16:41

The above video was recorded on July 4, 2023 and the information below was updated on June 9, 2023.

BREEDER: KWS UK Ltd
PEDIGREE: KWS Solo x KWS Basset
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2022)

MARKET OPTIONS: UKFM Group 3, UK Biscuit, Distilling (Medium)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2021 %: England & Wales: 0.0. Scotland: 0.5.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2022 %: England & Wales: 0.1. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2022 TREATED YIELD (UK): 100
AHDB RL 2022 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 100
AHDB RL 2022 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 83

POSITIVES

  • Decent yield in northern region, similar to LG Illuminate
  • Growth habit makes it suitable for early drilling
  • Suitable for both biscuit & distilling markets
  • Good resistance to mildew, yellow rust & eyespot
  • High specific weight

NEGATIVES

  • Average Septoria tritici resistance
  • Poor brown rust resistance
  • Tall strawed, although reasonably stiff
  • Susceptible to orange wheat blossom midge

 

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