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Olympus

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Olympus is a high yielding NABIM Group 4 hard winter wheat.

Olympus has good potential in the feed market, standing strong at 95cm and an excellent overall disease resistance package and very good grain quality

 

Parentage: Celebration x DSV 50117

 

 

Olympus has performed well in trials, although not the top variety for yield, it has maintained very good analytical characters.

Variety Protein (%) Hagberg Falling Number (secs) Specific Weight (kg/hl)
Olympus 11.3 265 76.9
Belgrade 11.0 193 75.0
JB Diego 11.2 309 77.4
KWS Santiago 11.1 168 75.1

Olympus has an excellent disease resistance with one of the best overall disease package compared to other varieties currently on the AHDB reccommended list. It also carries the Pch1 Rendezvous resistance gene for eyespot.

Variety Olympus Belgrade JB Diego KWS Santiago
Yellow Rust 9 6 5 6
Brown Rust 8 5 6 5
Septoria Tritici 7 6 5 4
Mildew 9 9 6 5
Eyespot 8 3 5 4

Source: HGCA Winter Wheat 2 year report 2013-14 NL2 controls and candidates and AHDB Reccommended List 2017/18.

 

On the 1-9 scales, high figures indicate that a variety shows the character to a high degree.