Winter wheat

KWS Zealum

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
13°C
17:05

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 Bassett x Reflection
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2023)

MARKET OPTIONS: Soft Group 4, Distilling (Medium)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2022 %: England & Wales: 0.1. Scotland: 0.0.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2023 %: England & Wales: 1.1. Scotland: 4.1.

AHDB RL 2023 TREATED YIELD (UK): 103
AHDB RL 2023 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102
AHDB RL 2023 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 86

POSITIVES

  • Decent northern yield similar to LG Skyscraper
  • Reasonably good untreated yield with good combined disease resistance
  • Well suited to early sowing
  • Performs better on heavy land & relatively well as a second wheat

NEGATIVES

  • Septoria ticiti resistance is average
  • Moderately susceptible to brown rust

 

 

UKFM Group 2

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