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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 good resistance to both yellow rust and Septoria tritici. In fact it has a whopping score from AHDB of an 8 for Yellow Rust! 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 2017/18 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)

Graham

7

8

86

-1

KWS Santiago

7

7

86

+1

JB Diego

7

8

88

0

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

 

Untreated Yield*

Treated Yield*

Eastern Yield*

Western Yield*

Northern Yield*

Graham

88

104

103

106

100

KWS Santiagio

69

103

104

102

104

JB Diego

77

100

100

101

100

* % 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 Numer

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Graham

Hard

11.1

275

76.1

KWS Santiago

Hard

11.1

168

75.1

JB Diego

Hard

11.2

309

77.4

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Septoria tritici (1-9)

Eyespot

Graham

8

8

5

6.7

4

KWS Santiago

5

6

5

4.3

4

JB Diego

6

5

6

5.2

5

[ ] = 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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Orange Blossom Midge on Barley

Insecticides

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