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Gleam winter wheat

GLEAM was newly added to the AHDB Recommended List for 2018 and is a very high yielding, hard feed winter wheat variety.

Gleam winter wheat

Variety summary

End-use group: Hard Group 4

Market options: Livestock feed

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions

Parentage

Breeding insights

"Very high yielding hard feed with excellent yield and strong disease resistance. Early maturity and OWBM are welcome additions. Good straw strength and consistent performance are attractive traits."
- Tracy Creasy

Tracy Creasy

Variety overview

We've compared GLEAM with a couple of varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2018/19 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.

 

Agronomic features

 

Resistance to lodging no PGR

(1-9)

Resistance to lodging with PGR

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(cm)

Ripening

(days +/- JB Diego, -ve = earlier)

GLEAM 78860
KWS Kerrin7783+1
RGT Gravity7786+1

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

 

UK Treated Yield*

Eastern Yield*

Western Yield*Northern Yield*

GLEAM

105

106

104[105]

KWS Kerrin

105

105

104107

RGT Gravity

106

106

106[108]

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Endosperm texture

Protein content (%)

Hagberg Falling Number

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

GLEAM

Hard

11.0

203

76.6

KWS Kerrin

Hard

10.6

139

76.6

RGT Gravity

Hard

11.2

195

76.8

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Septoria tritici

(1-9)

Eyespot

(1-9)

GLEAM

6

7

6

6.2

[5]

KWS Kerrin

7

7

7

5.3

5

RGT Gravity

4

8

6

5.2

[4]

[ ] = limited data

Get the most from your variety

Yellow Rust in Wheat image

Fungicides

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Wheat Crop with PGR

PGRs

Growth regulation advice for your Wheat

Black grass

Herbicides

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Insecticides

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