Little Ponton RTC Updates November 2017
Little Ponton Update (03/11/17) - Edition 1
Sally Morris & Rebecca Creasey
Django – One of the cleanest new conventional KWS varieties at Little Ponton RTC
Architect – This Limagrain hybrid has a high GAI, with a high leaf number and very low phoma levels.
After closely monitoring 6 of the 39 varieties at Little Ponton, a rating based on disease levels and GAI has been created:
- Campus – 6/10
- Django – 7/10
- Architect – 9/10
- DK Secret – 8/10
- DK Impressario – 8/10
- DK Exalte – 6/10
Phoma levels are low at Little Ponton, with an average of 2% disease recorded. The Clearfield varieties DK Imperial and DK Impressario are among the cleanest varieties on show.
The plots have now been drilled and will be assessed in the next few weeks.