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Fitzroy

Breeder: Secobra, France, UK Agent: Agrii
Type: Hard Feed Pedigree: Evolution x Stigg

Variety Positioning

  • A new hard feed variety that has performed well in National List trials but not taken through to the UK Recommended List. Reasonably high yields (102% treated, 84% untreated) and average specific weight (76 kg/hl).
  • Suitable across the UK (excluding areas of high sterility risk) but later maturity (+4 days) will probably limit interest further north. It is best sown in the main drilling window and as a first wheat until more information is available.
  • Relatively tall, stiff straw (7 treated, 6 untreated). Its grassweed competitiveness is still being evaluated in Agrii trials at Stow Longa.
  • Outstanding disease resistance with high ratings for yellow rust (9.0), brown rust (7.4), Septoria tritici (7.5) and mildew (7.1). Not resistant to orange wheat blossom midge.

For more detailed Agrii data and the latest disease scores speak to your local seed specialist or Agrii agronomist.


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