SHABRAS is a high performing hard group 4 feed wheat that gives outstanding yeilds in light land and second wheat situations. Its quick growth habit and thick canopy structure makes it an excellent option in black grass situations. SHABRAS also has strong Yellow Rust and Septoria tritici resistance making it a reliable option for feed wheat growers.
End-use group: Hard Group 4
Market options: Livestock feed
Soil preference: Highest performance on medium and light soil types
Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions
Parentage: Cassius x Hereford
"A very high yielding variety with full UK recommendation. What’s not to like? SHABRAS has outstanding second wheat yields plus strong performances on heavy and light soils. Its very early maturity coupled with its robust Hagberg Falling Number means it is a safe bet for harvest."
- Tracy Creasy
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.
Resistance to lodging without PGR
Resistance to lodging with PGR
Straw height without PGR
(days +/- Skyfall)
|Untreated Yield*||Treated Yield*||Eastern Yield*||Western Yield*||Northern Yield*|
* % treated control (UK = 11.2 t/ha, East = 11.2 t/ha, West = 11.3 t/ha, North = 11.2 t/ha)?????
Protein content (%)
Hagberg Falling Numer
Source: AHDB Recommended List 2020/21