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SHABRAS Winter Wheat

Find out more about our new Winter Wheat variety SHABRAS


SHABRAS is another of our newly AHDB Recommended Winter Wheat varieties. SHABRAS is a hard group 4 feed wheat with very high yields, excellent Yellow Rust resitance and performs well as a second wheat.

Shabras variety summary

Soil preference

Highest performance on medium and light soil types

Regional positioning

Performs well in all regions

Growth habit

Semi- prostrate


Cassius x Hereford

Market options

Livestock feed

End-use group

Hard Group 4

Variety Overview

We've compared a few varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2017 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in.  Download the variety sheet for some more in depth information you can carry with you everywhere.


  Yield untreated (UT)* Yield treated (T)*
Shabras 86 106
KWS Santiago 69 103
JB Diego 77 100

* As % treated control

Disease profile




Yellow rust


Brown rust


Septoria tritici (1-9)


Shabras 7 8 4 6.2 [5]
KWS Santiago 5 6 5 4.3 4
JB Diego 6 5 6 5.2 5

[ ] = limited data

Agronomic features


Resistance to Lodging % (UT)

Resistance to Lodging % (T)

Height (cm) (UT)


(days +/- JB Diego)

Shabras 6 7 86 -1
KWS Santiago 7 7 86 +1
JB Diego 7 8 88 0

[ ] = limited data

Grain quality

  Endosperm texture

Protein content (%)

Hagberg Falling Numer

Specific Weight


Shabras Hard 10.9 200 75.5
KWS Santiago Hard 11.1 168 75.1
JB Diego Hard 11.2 309 77.4


Breeders Insights

SHABRAS is the second of our two new AHDB Recommended Winter Wheat varieties this year.  SHABRAS is a very high yielding hard Group 4 Wheat which is a great all-rounder, not only does it have a sound disease profile with a Septoria Tritici resistance score of 6.2, fantastic Yellow Rust and sound Mildew resistance, but it also has the benefit of having high untreated yields both in internal and external trials.

Get the most from your variety

Yellow Rust in Wheat image


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Black grass


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