Wheat - Spring

Southern Fuels & Farm Supplies Ltd examine the recommended list every year, we pick out the top varieties on both yield and agronomic traits. We can help you the farmer to select the best variety for your site, situation and farming system.

Seeding rates, due to the variance of the thousand grain weight, seed rates vary dramatically from year to year. To work out the correct seedings rate use the equation below

( Target plant population x TGW divided by Est plant establishment % )

or contact your local Area Representative for more details.

RECOMMENDED
Quintus

A high yielding Dutch variety with moderately weak straw. An earlier maturing variety with moderate resistance to Septoria spp and very good resistance to yellow rust. Very susceptible to mildew. Good grain
quality but susceptible to sprouting.

RGT Doubleshot

A French variety with moderately weak straw. Moderately susceptible to mildew and yellow rust and moderately resistant to Septoria spp. Good resistance to sprouting. Small grain size with good grain quality.

PROVISIONALLY RECOMMENDED
KWS Chilham

A very high yielding British variety, susceptible to lodging. A later maturing variety with good resistance to mildew. Very good resistance to yellow rust and moderately resistant to Septoria spp. Good resistance
to sprouting and good grain quality.

For more agronomy information regarding seed variety, rate, herbicide, fungicides, pesticides and nutrients please contact our Team of experts as these change on an annual basis.