New top-yielding milling wheat KWS Zyatt has been granted full group 1 milling approval by nabim following the successful milling and baking of commercial quantities from Harvest 2016. Bred by KWS UK, KWS Zyatt is the highest yielding, Group 1 milling wheat on the AHDB 2017-18 Recommended List. It is also an approved export variety, confirming that it will satisfy the needs of continental millers.
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KWS Kerrin is a new Group 4 hard wheat with outstanding yields. It is a Santiago cross, but with better yield performance and disease resistance. It has a good yellow rust score of 9, OWBM resistance and is a medium height variety with strong straw and maturity similar to other Group 4’s.
Mark Dodds, KWS wheat breeder says “It has a remarkably consistent across contrasting seasons proving to be the highest yielding winter wheat in National List trials over the past two years where it out-performed KWS Santiago in 24 sites”.
James Mortimer Ltd are growing KWS Kerrin seed – please contact the office for further information.
KWS Zyatt is a Group 1 milling wheat with a yield of 105% of controls, 8% ahead of Crusoe, and on par with high-yielding feed wheat KWS Santiago. Unusually for a Group 1, KWS Zyatt manages to maintain its yield without sacrificing protein which, at 12.1%, is on a par with established milling variety Gallant.
“KWS Zyatt shows great promise. Over three years of testing, KWS Zyatt has shown itself to be a typical Group 1 with grain and flour characteristics similar to that of other varieties in this group and consistent bread-making performance”, says KWS wheat breeder Mark Dodds.
KWS Zyatt is a very flexible wheat, combining excellent yields and grain quality and strong disease resistance, with a 6 rating for septoria tritici, 8 for mildew, 6 for yellow rust and 7 for brown rust.
James Mortimer are growing KWS Zyatt seed – please contact the office for all of your requirements.
Syngenta have a new high yielding hard group 4 winter wheat with consistent yields across years, soil types and regional positions. Shabras is early to mature with a good overall disease profile, a rating of 7 for Mildew, 8 for Yellow rust, 4 for brown rust and 6.2 for Septoria tritici. It has a protein content of 10.9, a hagberg falling number of 200 and a specific weight of 75.5 kg/hl.
James Mortimer Ltd are growing Shabras seed. For further information, please contact the office.