Syngenta Summer Autumn Guide 2020 - Page 9



OWBM
GLEAM DEMONSTRATES CONSISTENCY ACROSS YEARS
Added to its excellent disease
profile, GLEAM is also OWBM
resistant which means it is a very
secure variety if midge numbers
are high.
Yield (% cm)
107
105
104
102
100
GLEAM
2015
2016
2017
RGT Gravity
2018
2019
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
DISEASE
GLEAM delivers a uniquely strong
combination of high Septoria tritici
resistance and high consistent
yields.
85
TRACY CREASY, Syngenta
84
Untreated yield (% cm)
•Excellent overall disease
resistance
• Septoria tritici = 6.3
• Yellow rust = 7
•Consistently high untreated yields
BREEDING INSIGHTS
Very high yielding hard feed with
excellent yield and strong disease
resistance. Early maturity and
OWBM resistance are welcome
benefits. Good straw strength
and consistent performance are
attractive traits.
83
82
GLEAM
Combining high
yield and robust
disease resistance
81
80
79
GLEAM
KWS
Kinetic
RGT
Gravity
KWS
Kerrin
GRAIN QUALITY
GLEAM has reliable grain quality with a good specific weight of 76.3 kg/hl. It
has a good Hagberg Falling Number which means it is less likely to sprout in
wet harvest conditions.
CLICK TO SEE where GLEAM
features in The 6 and
Above Club
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GLEAM variety sheet
GLEAM matures early with a ripening score of 0 (+/- JB Diego).
It will be one of the earliest varieties to combine on farm, thus spreading the
workload and risk at harvest.
CONSISTENCY
GLEAM is extremely consistent, giving high yields in:
• Every region • All rotational positions
• All soil types • Every year
It is reliable in disease resistance, straw strength, grain quality and has the
bonus of OWBM resistance. GLEAM really is the variety for
every farm.
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