The above video was recorded on June 30, 2021 and the information below was updated on July 6, 2021.
BREEDER: Syngenta UK Ltd
PEDIGREE: Premio x Expert
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2016)
CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2020 %: England & Wales: 8.8. Scotland: 1.8.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 6.2. Scotland: 0.8.
AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 102
AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 101
AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 87
MARKET OPTIONS: Hard Group 4, Feed
- High untreated yield.
- Performs best as a first wheat.
- Suitable for early drilling.
- Strong all-round disease resistance, especially to Septoria tritici, yellow rust and mildew.
- Tall but stiff strawed, early to mature.
- High Hagberg, reasonable grain quality.
- North region yield slightly below the top hard wheat varieties.
- Average performance as a second wheat.
- Poor brown rust resistance and not orange wheat blossom midge resistant.
- Potential ear fertility issues in the far north, with breeder not recommending the drilling of the variety north of the Forth.
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