Shabras

Everything you need to know about wheat variety Shabras

BREEDER: Syngenta UK Ltd

PEDIGREE: Cassius x Hereford

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

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2019 %: England & Wales: 2.0. Scotland: 0.8.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2020 %: England & Wales: 0.8. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (UK): 102

AHDB RL 2020 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 102

AHDB RL 2020 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 81

MARKET OPTIONS: Feed, Group 4 Hard.

POSITIVES

• Good second wheat performance and best suited to light land and later drilling.
• Early to mature.
• Above average Septoria tritici resistance.

NEGATIVES

• Average straw strength, may need watching.
• Susceptible to sprouting.
• Average grain quality – specific weight and Hagberg on the lower side.

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