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Everything you need to know about wheat variety LG Skyscraper

BREEDER: Limagrain Europe

PEDIGREE: (Cassius x NAWW 29) x KWS Santiago

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List Candidate variety for the UK 2018

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 4.7. Scotland: 16.8.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 5.5. Scotland: 27.8.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 105

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 103

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 83

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

POSITIVES

• Very high northern yield.
• Exceptional performance as both a first and second wheat.
• Very high yielding variety on both light and heavy land.
• Early to mature.
• Tall but responds well to PGR and stood well in 2019.
• Attractive bold grains.

NEGATIVES

• Shouldn’t be drilled too early.
• Height may require monitoring.
• Relatively poor resistance to Septoria tritici.

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