LG Prince

Everything you need to know about wheat variety LG Prince

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 KWS Kielder) x Revelation

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2021)

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

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 0.6. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 103

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): (100)

AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 83

MARKET OPTIONS: nabim Group 3, UK Biscuit, Distilling

POSITIVES

  • Decent untreated yield.
  • Potentially suitable for both biscuit and distilling markets.
  • Good resistance to Septoria tritici, yellow rust and brown rust.
  • Potentially suitable for early drilling.
  • Good second wheat and performs well on both light and heavy soils.
  • Short and relatively stiff strawed.

NEGATIVES

  • Average north region yield, well below that in other regions.
  • Very low specific weight.
  • Poor mildew resistance.
  • Slightly later to mature.

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