The Benchmark Group 1 with the highest protein content available. Since its introduction in 2012, it is no surprise that Crusoe has become one of the miller’s first choice varieties.
This Group 1 variety offers growers an excellent level of security, combining good agronomics with good sprouting resistance.
Crusoe has shown consistent yield performance in some very erratic weather conditions. The variety has a good agronomic profile with good disease resistance ratings and an inherently higher grain protein content than its competitor lines in the group.
Millers have seen increasing volumes of this variety through the plants and are happy with its results – giving good crumb structure and baking performance.
Crusoe has shown good yield consistency over years, regions, rotational positions and soil type.
Crusoe winter wheat is a consistent Group 1 milling wheat - widely used and relied on by millers. It has good disease resistance with a 8 for yellow rust and a 6.3 for Septoria tritici.
Crusoe has very good grain quality with a high stable hagberg falling number. It is a short, stiff strawed variety.
Meets the specification for UK breadmaking and UKP for export.