The above video was recorded on June 30, 2021 and the information below was updated on July 6, 2021.
BREEDER: Limagrain Europe
PEDIGREE: (Cougar x Leeds) x Britannia
STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2021)
CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.2. Scotland: 0.0.
PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 1.7. Scotland: 1.5.
AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 101
AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): (98)
AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 86
MARKET OPTIONS: nabim Group 3, UK Biscuit, Distilling
- Very high untreated yield.
- Suitable for both biscuit and distilling markets.
- Exceptionally good resistance to Septoria tritici, yellow rust and brown rust.
- Potentially suitable for early drilling.
- High yielding on heavier soils.
- Tall but stiff strawed.
- Very high specific weight, best in the Group 3 sector.
- Yield performance in the north below that elsewhere in the UK.
- Noticeably poorer yielding on light land and average as a second wheat.
- Poor mildew resistance.
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