KWS Kinetic

Everything you need to know about wheat variety KWS Kinetic

BREEDER: KWS UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: KWS Silverstone x Reflection

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2020)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 0.8. Scotland: 0.0.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 2.4. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 104

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 79

MARKET OPTIONS: Feed, Group 4 Hard

POSITIVES

  • Competitive yield – best as a first wheat.
  • Performs well across all soil types, particularly high yielding on heavy land.
  • Short, stiff straw.
  • Early to mature.
  • Good grain quality with very high specific weight.

NEGATIVES

• Northern yield lower than in other regions.
• Relatively poor untreated yield.
• Average disease profile – susceptible to both Septoria tritici and yellow rust.

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