Syngenta Summer Autumn Guide 2020 - Page 10



GROWING FOR
END MARKETS
Graham
VARIETY DESCRIPTION
GRAHAM is a very high yielding, hard milling feed winter wheat added
to the AHDB Recommended List in 2016.
Very high resistance to Septoria tritici and yellow rust.
Flexible drilling window from early September onwards.
The joint earliest maturing variety on the AHDB Recommended List.
Reliable straw and grain quality.
WHERE TO GROW GRAHAM
GRAHAM is best suited in a first
wheat situation, and can be drilled
from the 1st September to the end
of January.
WHERE NOT TO GROW GRAHAM
Syngenta do not advise GRAHAM
to be grown North of Edinburgh.
GRAHAM KEY STATISTICS
SEPTORIA TRITICI
6.8
YELLOW RUST
8
RESISTANCE TO LODGING
NO PGR
7
RESISTANCE TO LODGING
WITH PGR
8
SPECIFIC WEIGHT (kg/hl)
76.8
HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR WINTER FEED WHEAT
GROWTH HABIT
•Slower, prostrate growth habit throughout winter
• Later to reach stem extension
•Rapidly catches up from GS30 onwards
•The joint earliest maturing winter wheat variety
SDHI applications do increase
yields, even on this very clean
variety. Syngenta trials have shown
a 0.8 t/ha increase in yield over the
untreated by using an SDHI at T2.
10.00
9.50
GRAHAM is a low risk variety with excellent resistance to Septoria tritici (6.8)
and yellow rust (8). GRAHAM is able to deliver similar yields when untreated
as other varieties do in a treated situation.
DID YOU KNOW?
Only four varieties have higher Septoria tritici resistance.
GRAHAM is the highest yielding hard Group 4 variety in the West.
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Yield (t/ha)
DISEASE
9.00
8.50
8.00
7.50
GRAHAM Dickens
Untreated
KWS
Kielder
Treated mean
KWS
Lili

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