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KWS Ultimatum

KWS Ultimatum - 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, 94% untreated) but with a slightly lower specific weight (76.9 kg/hl AHDB).

Offers further diversification on-farm away from KWS Extase
Excellent agronomic profile

Variety Positioning

  • A new addition to the UK Recommended List with a similar yield level (103% treated, 94% untreated) to KWS Extase and KWS Palladium and equally good agronomic characteristics.
  • Accepted as a Group 2 wheat with outstanding bold grain (79.6 kg/hl) coming from its Costello parentage, Hagberg Falling Number 287, average protein (12.3%) and currently looks to have ukp export potential.
  • Suitable for all regions except areas of high sterility risk until more information is available.
  • Performs well across a range of soil types including lighter soils and acceptable second wheat performance.
  • Average length straw which looks stiff enough, treated (7.3) (7.0), average grassweed competitiveness and slightly later maturity (+1) (+3).
  • A good package for disease with mildew (7), yellow rust (9.2) (8.3), brown rust (5.6) (5.8), Septoria tritici (6.4) (6.5) and moderately resistant to fusarium ear blight (6.5). Not resistant to orange wheat blossom midge.

 

 

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

 

 

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

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