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Graham winter wheat

GRAHAM was added to the AHDB Recommended List in 2016 and is a very high yielding, hard milling feed winter wheat variety. GRAHAM is a variety with a very strong overall disease profile, providing excellent resistance to both yellow rust and Septoria tritici. GRAHAM is also an early maturing variety; its agronomic and disease profile makes it a perfect variety to help you manage your risk.

Graham 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, particularly the West

Parentage: Premio x Expert

Breeding insights

"Since we started growing GRAHAM we’ve forgotten what disease pressure is. We’ve not had the panics in the season that we used to have – with our agronomist telling us we suddenly had to spray. It’s been a lot easier to grow."
- William Runciman

Variety overview

We've compared a few 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 without PGR

(1-9)

Resistance to lodging with PGR

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(cm)

Ripening

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

Graham78860
KWS Siskin6783+1
Costello7881+2
JB Diego78870

 

Yield

 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
Graham88103102106101
KWS Siskin86103103103100
Costello83101101102100
JB Diego74101100101101

* % treated control (UK = 11.0 t/ha, East = 10.9 t/ha, West = 11.3 t/ha, North = 10.7 t/ha)

 

Grain quality

 Endosperm texture

Protein content (%)

Hagberg Falling Numer

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

GrahamHard11.128677.1
KWS SiskinHard11.530277.7
CostelloHard11.633681.1
JB DiegoHard11.331978.4

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Septoria tritici

(1-9)

Eyespot

(1-9)

Graham7866.94
KWS Siskin9956.95
Costello8956.45
JB Diego6565.35

Get the most from your variety

Yellow Rust in Wheat image

Fungicides

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Wheat Crop with PGR

PGRs

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Black grass

Herbicides

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Orange Blossom Midge on Barley

Insecticides

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