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RGT Silversurfer

Breeder: RAGT Breeder PDF
Type: Group 4, Hard Feed Pedigree: Cougar x KWS Kielder

Variety Positioning

  • High yields (100% treated, 88% untreated) in Agrii trials over the past three years and reasonable grain quality (75.8 kg/hl AHDB). Not added to the AHDB Recommended List but it holds a high VSR because of its positive agronomic characteristics.
  • Suitable for all regions, including areas of high sterility risk, and all soil types. Best drilled in the main drilling window up until the end of December but it can be drilled as late as mid-February. Agrii trials shows that it performs well as a second wheat too.
  • Average competitiveness against grassweeds. Moderately tall (89 cm) but reasonably stiff straw (7 treated, 6 untreated) and slightly later to mature (+4).
  • Excellent resistance against yellow rust (9.0) and average resistance against brown rust (5.8) and Septoria tritici (5.6). Resistant to orange wheat blossom midge.

RGT Silversurfer | Filmed at Throws Farm, Essex – June 2021

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