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Winter Wheat

We have a strong, high yielding winter wheat portfolio with lots to offer to growers. Ranging from the tried and trusted varieties, such as Gallant, to the newly AHDB Recommended varieties, such as Shabras and Savello. If that wasn't enough we also have two promising Candidate varieties in trials this year. Click on the links below to find out more information on each of the varieties. 

Gallant winter wheat
AHDB Recommended


GALLANT is a Group 1 milling wheat still in demand for its strong gluten quality and...

Reflection winter wheat
AHDB Recommended


REFLECTION is a high yielding Group 4 hard feed variety recommended by the AHDB....

Graham winter wheat
AHDB Recommended


GRAHAM was newly added to the AHDB Recommended List in 2016 and is a very high...

Shabras winter wheat
AHDB Recommended


SHABRAS is one of our newly AHDB Recommended Winter Wheat varieties. SHABRAS is a hard...

Savello winter wheat
AHDB Recommended


A soft Group 4 wheat that yields particularly well in the North. SAVELLO has positive...

Gleam winter wheat
AHDB Candidate


GLEAM was newly added to the AHDB Candidate List in 2017 and is a very high yielding,...

Verso winter wheat
AHDB Candidate


A high yielding hard Group 4 feed wheat with excellent disease resistance, OWBM...

Meet the breeders

We have been breeding your varieties for over 35 years, bringing better wheat varieties to growers faster, with double haploid breeding.

Hybrid wheats - David Feuerhelm

“I have worked for Syngenta for just over 10 years and enjoy spending time in the field in the breeding material trying to find the plant that will eventually become a variety of the future. Putting everything that the farmer needs in a single wheat variety is still the biggest challenge for a wheat breeder: yield, grain quality and agronomic characteristics are all a key focus for assessing lines."

David Feuerhelm
Duncan Warner

Conventional wheats - Duncan Warner

“I have worked with Syngenta for 10 years and I’m focused on breeding the next generation of winter wheat. Challenges of wheat breeding include keeping up with nature, environments and the ever-changing disease landscape but that’s what makes every day different!”