Winter wheat

RGT Stokes

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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: RAGT Seeds
PEDIGREE: (Cougar x KWS Santiago) x Revelation
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2022)

MARKET OPTIONS: Soft Group 4, Distilling (Good)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2022 %: England & Wales: 0.1. Scotland: 1.9.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2023 %: England & Wales: 0.0. Scotland: 7.2.

AHDB RL 2023 TREATED YIELD (UK): 102

AHDB RL 2023 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 103

AHDB RL 2023 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 87

POSITIVES

  • Joint highest yielding soft wheat variety in the northern region
  • Performs well as a first and second wheat and is particularly high yielding on lighter land
  • Suitable for early drilling
  • Best Septoria tritici resistance compared to other soft wheats
  • Rated ‘Good’ for distilling with the highest alcohol yield of all varieties in 2021

NEGATIVES

  • Tall with average straw strength, although with PGR it is stiffer than LG Skyscraper
  • Poor mildew, brown rust & eyespot resistance
  • Susceptible to orange wheat blossom midge
  • Specific weight on the low side

 

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