LG Sundance

Everything you need to know about wheat variety LG Sundance

BREEDER: Limagrain Europe

PEDIGREE: (Hereford x Viscount) x Cassius

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2017)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 0.9. Scotland: 2.5.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.4. Scotland: 2.5.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 100

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 99

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 85

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

POSITIVES

• High untreated yield.
• Exceptional disease resistance, in particular to yellow rust and Septoria tritici.

NEGATIVES

• Below average yield.
• Weak strawed. Robust PGR programme will be required.
• Slightly later to mature.
• Very susceptible to eyespot.
• Poor grain quality with low specific weight and Hagberg.
• Susceptible to sprouting.

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