Elation

Everything you need to know about wheat variety Elation

The above video was recorded on June 30, 2021 and the information below was updated on July 6, 2021.

BREEDER: Elsoms Wheat Ltd

PEDIGREE: Cassius x Viscount

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for North Region (since 2018)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.2. Scotland: 7.7.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 0.1. Scotland: 4.4.

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 101

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 101

AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 75

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

POSITIVES

  • Competitive northern yield, particularly on lighter land.
  • Good second wheat.
  • Short, stiff straw.
  • Good yellow rust and mildew resistance.
  • Decent specific weight.
  • Rated ‘Good’ for distilling.

NEGATIVES

  • Poor untreated yield.
  • Highly susceptible to Septoria tritici – lowest score on the RL.
  • Poor brown rust resistance.
  • Low Hagberg.

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