Elation

Everything you need to know about wheat variety Elation

BREEDER: Elsoms Wheat Ltd

PEDIGREE: Cassius x Viscount

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2018)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 0.2. Scotland: 9.4.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.5. Scotland: 11.6.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 101

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 101

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 77

MARKET OPTIONS: Distilling (good), Export, Feed, Group 4 Soft

POSITIVES

• Competitive northern yield.
• Good second wheat.
• Short, stiff straw.
• Very good yellow rust resistance.
• Decent specific weight.
• Rated ‘Good’ for distilling.

NEGATIVES

• Poor untreated yield.
• Highly susceptible to Septoria tritici.
• Low Hagberg.

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