RGT Wolverine

Everything you need to know about wheat variety RGT Wolverine

The above video was recorded on June 30, 2021 and the information below was updated on July 6, 2021.

BREEDER: RAGT Seeds Ltd

PEDIGREE: (09TC2654 x Panorama) x Coronation

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

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2020 %: England & Wales: 1.2. Scotland: 0.0.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 5.4. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 102

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): (103)

AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 72

MARKET OPTIONS: Hard Group 4, Feed

POSITIVES

  • UK’s first commercially available BYDV resistant wheat variety.
  • High yielding in the north region, performs best on heavier land.
  • Potentially suitable for early drilling.
  • Good brown rust resistance.
  • Reasonably stiff strawed.
  • High Hagberg.

NEGATIVES

  • Poor untreated yield.
  • Fairly average disease profile with poor resistance to Septoria tritici, yellow rust and mildew; not orange wheat blossom midge resistant.
  • Noticeably lower yielding on lighter land and only average as a second wheat.
  • Slightly later to mature.
  • Specific weight on the low side.

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