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Pearce Seeds OSR varieties 2018


Conventional Varieties

Variety Campus Breeder KWS    
Type Conventional HGCA Listed Yes    
Gross Output 104 Seed Yield 104 Oil % 45.7
Agronomy
Plant Height 159 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 6
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 8 Earliness of maturity 5
Pod shatter resistance No Stem canker 6 Light leaf spot 6
Description
Exclusive to the Alliance Group. The Seed with Speed. Extremely vigorous autumn growth and strong tolerance against verticillium wilt. A consistant and reliable variety which has always performed well in Pearce Seeds trials.
Pack size 4.0 m seeds Suggessted seed rate 5 ha @ 80 seeds / m2
Variety Barbados Breeder KWS    
Type Conventional HGCA Listed Yes (North)    
Gross Output 98 Seed Yield 99 Oil % 45.2
Agronomy
Plant Height 156 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 5
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 8 Earliness of maturity 4
Pod shatter resistance No Stem canker 7 Light leaf spot 7
Description
Barbados is listed on the northern AHDB recommended list but has performed well in Pearce Seeds trials. It suits the earlier drilling slot and it should not be sown late in the season. Barbados is slightly later than Campus to mature.
Pack size 4.0 m seeds Suggessted seed rate 5 ha @ 80 seeds / m2

Hybrid Varieties

Variety DK Exalte Breeder Dekalb    
Type Hybrid HGCA Listed No    
Gross Output 102 Seed Yield   Oil % 45.5
Agronomy
Plant Height 154 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 7
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 7 Earliness of maturity 5
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 8 Light leaf spot 7
Description
High yielding Dekalb variety, pod shatter resistance cobined with strong disease resistance against both light leaf spot and stem canker. Exalte has rapid autumn growth which suits the normal to late drilling slot.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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Variety Architect Breeder LG    
Type TuYV Resistant Hybrid HGCA Listed Yes    
Gross Output 102 Seed Yield 103 Oil % 45.1
Agronomy
Plant Height 162 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 6
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 8 Earliness of maturity 6
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 5 Light leaf spot 6
Description
First restored hybrid with resistance to Turnip Yellows Virus (TuYV). This variety had a high gross output combined with pod shatter resistance and disease resistance scores of 6 for LLS and 5 for stem canker. This is a taller variety but has good stem stiffness and resistance to lodging. It is an earlier maturing variety.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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Variety Arrow Breeder LG    
Type Hybrid HGCA Listed Not Added    
Gross Output 103 Seed Yield 103 Oil % 45.4
Agronomy
Plant Height 162 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 7
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 8 Earliness of maturity 5
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 8 Light leaf spot 7
Description
Hybrid from LG with very high agronomic merit scoring a 7 for LLS and 8 for stem canker with pod shatter.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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Variety SY IOWA Breeder Syngenta    
Type Hybrid HGCA Listed      
Gross Output 106 Seed Yield   Oil % 45.7
Agronomy
Plant Height 155 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 6
Resistance to lodging 9 Stem stiffness   Earliness of maturity 5
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 8 Light leaf spot 6
Description
A new variety from Syngenta which should be a candidate on the AHDB list in 2019. It has good early vigour, high oil content, strong disease and pod shatter resistance.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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Variety DK Secret Breeder Dekalb    
Type Semi Dwarf Hybrid HGCA Listed Yes    
Gross Output 97 Seed Yield 99 Oil % 44.5
Agronomy
Plant Height 121 Shortness of stem 9 Earliness of flowering 7
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 9 Earliness of maturity 5
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 8 Light leaf spot 7
Description
DK Secret is a semi dwarf hybrid which combines strong disease and pod shatter resistance. The variety suits fertile soil where there is a lodging risk. It is suitable for sowing in the early to main drilling window.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

Clearfield Hybrids

Variety DK Imperial CL Breeder Dekalb    
Type Clearfield Hybrid HGCA Listed No    
Gross Output   Seed Yield   Oil % 45.9
Agronomy
Plant Height 160 Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 5
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 6 Earliness of maturity 5
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 8 Light leaf spot 5
Description
Imperial has rapid autumn development plus pod shatter resistance. It will perform if drilling is delayed or conditions are less than ideal. Strong disease resistance, especially against stem canker.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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Variety Phoenix CL Breeder DSV    
Type Clearfield Hybrid HGCA Listed No    
Gross Output   Seed Yield   Oil % 45
Agronomy
Plant Height 156 Shortness of stem   Earliness of flowering 6
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 7 Earliness of maturity 6
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 6 Light leaf spot 6
Description
Phoenix is a high yielding Clearfield variety from DSV which combines excellent autumn vigour with deep tap roots and a high oil content. Pheonix suits most soils types and cane be sown in the normal - late OSR drilling window.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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Clubroot Tolerant Hybrid

Variety DK Platinium CL Breeder Dekalb    
Type Clubroot Resistant Hybrid HGCA Listed No    
Gross Output   Seed Yield   Oil % 45.3
Agronomy
Plant Height   Shortness of stem 6 Earliness of flowering 5
Resistance to lodging 8 Stem stiffness 7 Earliness of maturity 6
Pod shatter resistance Yes Stem canker 5 Light leaf spot 5
Description
Clubroot resistance combined with Pod Shatter resistance and good autumn establishment. This variety has a medium growth habit which makes it suitable for early drilling to early September. Disease resistance scores of 5 for both LLS and Stem Canker.
Pack size 1.5 M seeds Suggessted seed rate 3 ha @ 50 seeds / m2

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