KWS Extase

Everything you need to know about wheat variety KWS Extase

BREEDER: KWS UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: Boisseau x Solheio

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2019)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 5.4. Scotland: 1.8.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 10.5. Scotland: 3.8.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 101

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 100

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 95

MARKET OPTIONS: UK Bread Making, Export, Feed, Group 2 Hard Milling

POSITIVES

  • Exceptionally high untreated yield (95) – highest on the RL.
  • Very high Septoria tritici resistance (8.1).
  • Very good yellow rust resistance.
  • Early to mature; stiff straw.
  • High yielding on light land.
  • Superb grain quality – high specific weight, Hagberg and good sprouting resistance.

NEGATIVES

• Average North region yield.
• Unsuitable for early drilling.
• Fairly tall but responds to PGR.
• Hard wheat may limit appeal in Scotland.

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