Wheat

Our wheat breeding programme – in conjunction with leading European partners – is in progress and is planned to produce varieties suitable for UK conditions.

The first of these, WPB Escape, is on the Spring wheat Recommended List. It is a very high yielding variety bred by Wiersum Plant Breeding with LSPB as the UK agent.

WHEAT OVERVIEW

Data Source: AHDB Recommended List for 2022/23
reproduced with full acknowledgement to AHDB.

Variety NameUK treated yieldProtein (%)HagbergSpecific weight (kg/hl)Height (cm)Ripening (+/- Mulika)MildewYellow rustSeptoria
Spring WheatWPB Escape10512.726176.272+288[6]

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WPB ESCAPE

WPB Escape is a Hard Group 4 Spring wheat on the AHDB Recommended List for spring sowing 2022. It has very high yield on the RL with very good disease resistance.