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KWS Palladium

KWS Palladium - Group 2 Winter Wheat

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KWS UK

GROUP 2 (Milling & Feed)

KWS Zyatt x KWS Trinity

A good partner to grow alongside KWS Extase with similar high yields (103% treated, 96% untreated) but with a slightly lower specific weight (76.9 kg/hl AHDB).

A good choice to grow alongside KWS Extase
Short, stiff and good all-round disease resistance

Variety Positioning

  • Accepted by the millers as a Group 2-type but not approved for ukp export.
  • Looks like a good partner to grow alongside KWS Extase with similar high yields (103% treated, 93% untreated).
  • Grain quality is good with Hagberg Falling Number 320, a slightly lower specific weight (77.6 kg/hl AHDB) and a protein content of 12.4%.
  • Suitable for all regions including areas of high sterility risk. Performs well across soil types and is an acceptable choice as a second wheat.
  • It can be drilled slightly earlier than KWS Extase but best grown from the last week of September. Medium length straw, decently stiff straw treated (7.6) (7) and untreated (7).
  • Relatively early maturity (-1) (0) and has good resistance to sprouting, according to the breeder.
  • A clean variety with a very good disease package with mildew (8), yellow rust (9.0) (8.1), brown rust (5.0) (4.7) and Septoria tritici (7.4)(6.9).
  • Moderately susceptible to fusarium ear blight (5.6) (6) and not resistant to orange wheat blossom midge.


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

 

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

 

Filmed At Bishop Burton, Yorkshire – June 2022

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