Winter wheat

RGT Saki

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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 14, 2022

BREEDER: RAGT Seeds
PEDIGREE: Cougar x KWS Santiago
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2020)

MARKET OPTIONS: Soft Group 4, Feed

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2021 %: England & Wales: 0.7. Scotland: 3.0.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2022 %: England & Wales: 0.2. Scotland: 0.7.

AHDB RL 2022 TREATED YIELD (UK): 102
AHDB RL 2022 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102
AHDB RL 2022 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 86

POSITIVES

  • Competitive yield, similar to LG Skyscraper
  • Good yellow rust resistance
  • Slow developing variety, particularly suitable for early drilling
  • Good as both a first and second wheat and performs well on all soil types

NEGATIVES

  • Average Septoria tritici rating 
  • Late to mature
  • Relatively tall with average straw strength
  • Poor mildew resistance
  • Average grain quality – specific weight & Hagberg on the low side
  • Only Soft Group 4 variety not suitable for distilling

 

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