Skyfall

Everything you need to know about wheat variety Skyfall

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

BREEDER: RAGT Seeds Ltd

PEDIGREE: C4148 x Hurricane

STATUS: AHDB Recommended List variety for UK (since 2014)

CERTIFIED SEED SALES 2020 %: England & Wales: 10.4. Scotland: 0.0.

PROVISIONAL SEED AREA 2021 %: England & Wales: 9.8. Scotland: 0.0.

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (UK): 97

AHDB RL 2021 TREATED YIELD (NORTH REGION): 96

AHDB RL 2021 UNTREATED YIELD (UK): 74

MARKET OPTIONS: nabim Group 1, UK Bread Making

POSITIVES

  • Short, stiff and early to mature.
  • Very good brown rust and eyespot resistance.
  • Good grain quality.
  • High specific weight and Hagberg.

NEGATIVES

  • Low yield.
  • Poor untreated yield.
  • Very susceptible to yellow rust.
  • Not suitable for early drilling due to rapid growth habit.

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