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Gleam winter wheat

GLEAM was newly added to the AHDB Candidate List in 2017 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 2017/18 and shared some key statistics from the AHDB Candidate trials 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

 

% Lodging without PGR

(1-9)

% Lodging with PGR

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(cm)

Ripening

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

Gleam12860
KWS Santiago2284+1
JB Diego11870

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

 

Untreated Yield*

Treated Yield*

Gleam

92

106

KWS Santiagio

71

105

JB Diego

73

101

* % treated control (UK = 10.7 t/ha, East = 10.8 t/ha, West = 10.7 t/ha, North = 9.9 t/ha)

 

Grain quality

 

Endosperm texture

Protein content (%)

Hagberg Falling Number

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Gleam

Hard

12.1

205

75.8

KWS Santiago

Hard

12.4

171

75.5

JB Diego

Hard

12.4

309

77.1

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Septoria tritici (1-9)

Eyespot

Gleam

7

7

6

6

[7]

KWS Santiago

5

6

5

4

4

JB Diego

6

6

6

5

5

[ ] = limited data

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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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Orange Blossom Midge on Barley

Insecticides

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