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.

                    Quintus                    

 

A very high yielding Dutch variety with a moderately tall and moderately weak straw. An earlier maturing variety with moderate resistance to Septoria spp,.  Good resistance  to mildew and yellow rust.  Large grain size with good grain qualtiy. Good milling and baking quality.

 

                   Sparrow                   

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A very high yielding British variety with moderately short stiff straw. Moderately resistant to mildew and Septoria spp and limited data suggests it has good resistence to yellow rust. Good milling and baking quality.

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                  RGT DOUBLESHOT                    

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A very high yielding French variety with moderately short and moderately weak straw. Moderately susceptible to mildew, moderately resistant to Septoria spp and limited data suggests it has good resistance to yellow rust. Small grain size, good grain quality and good milling and baking characteristics.

 

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.

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