KWS Jackal

Everything you need to know about wheat variety KWS Jackal

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

BREEDER: KWS UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: KWS Santiago x KWS W177

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

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.0. Scotland: 7.2.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 0.0. Scotland: 7.5.

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 100

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 101

AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 73

MARKET OPTIONS: Soft Group 4, Distilling (Medium), Feed

POSITIVES

  • Decent and consistent yield performance in the northern region.
  • Good resistance to both yellow rust and mildew.
  • Not technically an early drill variety but appears suitable for earlier sowing.
  • High tillering capacity.

NEGATIVES

  • Poor untreated yield.
  • Straw strength may need watching.
  • Poor Septoria tritici and brown rust resistance.
  • Mediocre grain quality with low Hagberg and specific weight.

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