RGT Gravity

Everything you need to know about wheat variety RGT Gravity

BREEDER: RAGT Seeds

PEDIGREE: (Scout/Oakley) x Santiago

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2018)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 3.9. Scotland: 0.8.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 2.3. Scotland: 1.2.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 103

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 79

MARKET OPTIONS: Feed, Group 4 Hard

POSITIVES

• Good first and second wheat performance.
• Best on light land.
• Decent yellow rust resistance.

NEGATIVES

• Becoming out yielded by newer hard wheat varieties
• Average straw strength may need watching, especially on heavier soils.
• Untreated yield on the low side.
• Very susceptible to mildew; poor on Septoria tritici.
• Average grain quality with Hagberg on the low side; susceptible to sprouting.

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