Gleam

Everything you need to know about wheat variety Gleam

BREEDER: Syngenta UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: Hereford x KWS Kielder

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

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 5.0. Scotland: 1.0.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 7.9. Scotland: 0.4.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 104

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 104

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 85

MARKET OPTIONS: Feed, Group 4 Hard

POSITIVES

• Market leading hard wheat variety; strong all-rounder.
• Performs well as a first wheat and exceptionally well as a second wheat and on heavy land.
• Potentially suited to early drilling, but with wide flexible drilling window.
• Early to mature.
• High tillering variety.
• High untreated yield and solid all-round disease resistance.

NEGATIVES

• Average straw strength.
• Sprouted badly in 2019.

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