KWS Jackal

Everything you need to know about wheat variety KWS Jackal

BREEDER: KWS UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: KWS Santiago x KWS W177

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

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 0.2. Scotland: 9.1.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.6. Scotland: 7.2.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 101

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 76

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

POSITIVES

• High yielding in the north region.
• Good second wheat.
• High tillering capacity.
• Good yellow rust resistance.

NEGATIVES

• Poor untreated yield.
• Straw strength may need watching.
• Poor Septoria tritici resistance – average overall disease profile.
• Mediocre grain quality with low Hagberg and specific weight.

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