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Crusoe

Crusoe - Group 1 Winter Wheat

Breeder:

Type: 

Pedigree:

Limagrain UK

GROUP 1 (Bread & Feed)

Cordiale x Gulliver

Crusoe is increasing its market share of the Group 1 milling market due to disease issues in KWS Zyatt and Skyfall.

Variety Positioning

  • It retains strong support from the millers due to baking quality and from growers for its ability to lay down protein (13.4%).
  • Best drilled from the third week of September through to the end of October, but no later. Average competitiveness against grassweeds. Short and relatively stiff straw (7.4) (7.0) and medium maturity +1 (0).
  • A good set of disease scores with mildew (7), yellow rust (8.9) (7.8) and Septoria tritici (6.2) (6.3), but be careful with brown rust (2.8) (2.3).
  • Not resistant to orange wheat blossom midge.

 

NOTE:
Numbers in red – Agrii Advisory List data.
Numbers in black – AHDB Recommended List data

 

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

 

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