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KWS Dawsum

Breeder: KWS Breeder PDF
Type: Hard Feed Pedigree: KWS Kerrin x Costello

Variety Positioning

  • High yields (103% treated, 95% untreated) with very bold grain in both Agrii trials (77.8 kg/hl) and official trials (80.2 kg/hl). It may also be accepted into low grade flour blends.
  • Suitable across the UK, excluding areas of high sterility risk until more information is available. It can be sown from mid-September through to December but it is best sown as a first wheat at this stage.
  • A high tillering variety of medium height (83 cm) and with reasonably stiff straw (7 treated, 5 untreated). Its grassweed competitiveness is still being evaluated in Agrii trials. Medium-late maturity (+3).
  • Excellent disease profile against mildew (8.1), yellow rust (7.9), brown rust (9.0) and Septoria tritici (6.2). Not resistant to orange wheat blossom midge. Still a candidate but seed production was accelerated by KWS so limited quantities may be available this autumn.

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


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