RGT Saki

Everything you need to know about wheat variety RGT Saki

BREEDER: RAGT Seeds

PEDIGREE: Cougar x KWS Santiago

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2020)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 0.3. Scotland: 0.0.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 3.9. Scotland: 4.2.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 104

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 101

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 86

MARKET OPTIONS: Feed, Group 4 Soft.

POSITIVES

  • High yielding on heavy land.
  • Potentially good second wheat.
  • High untreated yield with excellent all-round disease resistance, particularly to Septoria tritici and the rusts.
  • Stiff strawed.
  • Shows the characteristics required of an early drill variety with a slow development habit.

NEGATIVES

• Northern yield below that of other regions.
• Late to mature.
• Average grain quality – specific weight on the low side.

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