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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.

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 2020/21 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


Resistance to lodging with PGR


Straw height without PGR



(days +/- Skyfall)

KWS Siskin6.17.183.80
LG Sundance6.46.786.4+2



 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
KWS Siskin83100.510110198
LG Sundance8599.910010099

* % treated control 


Grain quality

 Endosperm texture

Protein content (%)

Hagberg Falling Numer

Specific Weight


KWS SiskinHard11.928677.2
LG SundanceSoft11.317573.9


Disease profile




Yellow rust


Brown rust


Septoria tritici




KWS Siskin8956.65
LG Sundance7967.93


Source: AHDB Recommended List 2020/21

Get the most from your variety

Yellow Rust in Wheat image


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Wheat Crop with PGR


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Black grass


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