KWS Parkin

Everything you need to know about wheat variety KWS Parkin

BREEDER: KWS UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: Reflection x Costello

STATUS: AHDB Candidate variety 2019 (not recommended)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 0.1. Scotland: 0.0.

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

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): N/A

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): N/A

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): N/A

MARKET OPTIONS: Feed, Group 4 Hard

POSITIVES

  • Very early to mature.
  • Short and very stiff.
  • Good yellow rust resistance and reasonable all-round disease profile.
  • Similar agronomic profile to Grafton although not so suitable for early drilling.

NEGATIVES

• Average yield – not good enough to get onto the recommended list in 2020.
• Out yielded by several other hard wheats in the north region.
• Susceptible to brown rust.

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