Elicit

Everything you need to know about wheat variety Elicit

BREEDER: Elsoms Wheat Ltd

PEDIGREE: Cassius x Viscount

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

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 2.3. Scotland: 3.9.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 1.8. Scotland: 4.1.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 100

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 100

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 81

MARKET OPTIONS: UK Biscuit, Export, Distilling (good), Feed, Group 3 Soft.

POSITIVES

• Only Group 3 variety rated ‘good’ for distilling.
• Solid all-round disease resistance, particularly to yellow rust.
• Stiff strawed.

NEGATIVES

• Average yield.
• Hagberg on the low side for a biscuit wheat.

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