Wheat – Winter

Southern Fuel & Farm Supplies Ltd supply leading top quality Winter wheat seed.

Southern Fuel & 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.

One should consider a comprehensive soil test before sowing so that any limiting deficiencies with respect to lime, NPK and trace elements are addressed in an appropriate manner. Your Southern Fuel & Farm Supplies Ltd Area Rep can assist you for all your testing needs and advice on choosing the correct variety for your crop. This guarantees you our customers have the best varieties available to grow under Irish conditions.

 

Recommenced Winter Wheat 2015

                               Avatar                           

 

A very high yielding British variety with a moderately long straw and moderate resistance to lodging but good resistance to straw breakdown. Moderately susceptible to mildew with moderate resistance to Septoria spp. Moderatelysusceptible to sprouting. Grain of  feed quality with good hectolitre weight.

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                            Cordiale                           

 

A British variety with very short straw and very good resistance to lodging and moderate resistance to straw breakdown.  Moderately resistant to mildew and susceptible to Septoria spp.  Early maturing variety with good resistance to sprouting.  Grain of good bread-making quality suitable for all applications. High hectolitre weight and Hagberg Falling Number.

 

                          Dunmore                           

 

A British bred variety with moderately long straw, moderate susceptibility to lodging and good resistance to straw breakdown. Moderatlely late maturing. Moderate resistance to Septoria tritici, mildew, yellow rust and fusarium. Moderate resistance to sprouting. Grain of feed quality with a relatively good hectolitre weight. 

 

                               Einstein                          

 

A British variety with moderately short straw and good resistance to lodging and very resistant to straw breakdown. Moderately  resistant to mildew and susceptible to Septoria spp. Good resistance to sprouting. Grain of only moderate bread-making quality being only suitable for selected applications. High thousand grain weight and good hectolitre weight.

 

                               JB Diego                          

 

A German variety with moderately short straw, moderate resistance to lodging with good resistance to straw breakdown. Moderately resistant to mildew and Septoria spp.Good resistance to sprouting. Grain of feed quality with high thousand grain weight and good hectolitre weight.

 

                             KWS Lumos                      

 

A British bred variety with moderately short straw, very good resistance to lodging,  and moderate resistance to straw breakdown. Very good  resistance to mildew and yellow rust with moderate resistance to septoria. Good resistance to sprouting and moderate susceptibility to fusarium. Very good grain quality, with a low thousand grain weight and a very good hectolitre weight.

 

                           SY Epson                            

 

A high yielding British variety with moderately short straw, very good resistance to lodging and good resistance to straw breakdown. Good resistance to mildew, yellow rust and Septoria tritici. Grain of feed quality with a good hectolitre weight. Moderately susceptible to sprouting.

 

PROVISIONALLY RECOMMENDED   

 

                               Leeds                              

 

A French variety with moderately short straw, very good resistance to lodging and good resistance to straw breakdown. Very susceptible to mildew and susceptible to Septoria tritici. Good resistance to yellow rust and moderate resistance to fusarium. Late maturing variety with moderate susceptibility  to sprouting.

 

                             Weaver                            

 

A British bred variety with moderately long straw, moderate susceptibility  to lodging and moderate resistance to straw breakdown. Moderate susceptibilty to Septoria tritici and fusarium. Moderate resistance to mildew and good resistance to yellow rust. Moderately susceptible to sprouting. Grain of feed quality with a relatively good hectolitre weight.

 

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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