Winter wheat

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

BREEDER: Limagrain Europe
PEDIGREE: (Cassius x NAWW 29) x KWS Santiago
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2019)

MARKET OPTIONS: Soft Group 4, Distilling (Medium), Feed

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2023 %: England & Wales: 6.2. Scotland: 40.2.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2022 %: England & Wales: 6.8. Scotland: 27.9.

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

POSITIVES

  • Market leading variety in Scotland
  • Performs well as both a first & second wheat
  • High yielding on both light and heavy land
  • Good resistance to mildew
  • Relatively early to mature

NEGATIVES

  • Not suitable for early drilling
  • Resistance to Septoria tritici deteriorating year-on-year and now poor
  • Poor brown rust & eyespot resistance
  • Tall, relatively weak strawed but responds well to PGR

 

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