LG Beowulf

Highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25

LG-Beowulf-winter-wheat
  • UKFM: Group 4
  • Market Options: Feed
  • OWBM Resistance: Yes
  • Sowing Date: Early, Normal & Late

LG Beowulf is the highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25 with an excellent agronomic package

LG Beowulf winter wheat offers consistent yield across regions, seasons and scenarios, along with very good disease resistance. 

This variety has very stiff straw and a high specific weight, plus LG Beowulf offers growers the security of Orange Wheat Blossom Midge (OWBM) resistance.

LG Beowulf is a hard feed Group 4 winter wheat and performs well in all regions of the UK. It can be sown into all soil types, from light to heavy land. This variety provides flexibility as it can be drilled early, normal or late and it can be grown as a first, second or continuous wheat. It really does tick all the boxes for feed wheat growers!

Strengths

  • Highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25

  • Consistent yield across regions, seasons and scenarios

  • Very good disease resistance, plus OWBM resistance

Technical Information

UK Yield (% Treated Controls)

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
UK106106103103
East106106103103
West106106104103
North(107)103105103
Untreated 91909180

Disease Resistance

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
Mildew(6)786
Yellow Rust9895
Brown Rust5576
Septoria Tritici 6.77.96.35.7
Orange Wheat Blossom MidgeRR-R

Agronomic Characters

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
Lodging Resistance - PGR8677
Lodging Resistance + PGR8677
Plant Height (-PGR)90898589
Days to Ripening (+/- Skyfall)+20+10
Tillering Capacity*7---
Spring Plant Development* (1=v.erect, 9=prostrate)6---
Suitability to Early Drill* (1=not suited)7---
Suitability to Late Drill* (1=not suited)8---
Suitability as 2nd Cereal* (1=not suited)8---

Quality Data

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
Specific Weight (kg/hl)78.375.479.976.9
Protein Content (%)11.111.010.810.9
Hagberg Falling Number253235299215
EndospermHardHardHardHard
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LG-Beowulf-winter-wheat

LG Beowulf

Highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25

LG Beowulf is the highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25 with an excellent agronomic package

LG Beowulf winter wheat offers consistent yield across regions, seasons and scenarios, along with very good disease resistance. 

This variety has very stiff straw and a high specific weight, plus LG Beowulf offers growers the security of Orange Wheat Blossom Midge (OWBM) resistance.

LG Beowulf is a hard feed Group 4 winter wheat and performs well in all regions of the UK. It can be sown into all soil types, from light to heavy land. This variety provides flexibility as it can be drilled early, normal or late and it can be grown as a first, second or continuous wheat. It really does tick all the boxes for feed wheat growers!

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Key Strengths

  • Highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25

  • Consistent yield across regions, seasons and scenarios

  • Very good disease resistance, plus OWBM resistance

Technical Information

UK Yield (% Treated Controls)

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
UK106106103103
East106106103103
West106106104103
North(107)103105103
Untreated 91909180

Data from the AHDB Recommended List 2024/25. See AHDB website for full dataset. ( ) = limited data.

Disease Resistance

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
Mildew(6)786
Yellow Rust9895
Brown Rust5576
Septoria Tritici 6.77.96.35.7
Orange Wheat Blossom MidgeRR-R

All data is from the AHDB Recommended List 2024/25 database. See https://ahdb.org.uk/rl for full dataset. On the 1-9 scales, high figures indicate that the variety shows the character to a high degree. (e.g. high resistance). ( ) = limited data.

Agronomic Characters

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
Lodging Resistance - PGR8677
Lodging Resistance + PGR8677
Plant Height (-PGR)90898589
Days to Ripening (+/- Skyfall)+20+10
Tillering Capacity*7---
Spring Plant Development* (1=v.erect, 9=prostrate)6---
Suitability to Early Drill* (1=not suited)7---
Suitability to Late Drill* (1=not suited)8---
Suitability as 2nd Cereal* (1=not suited)8---

All data is from the AHDB Recommended List 2024/25 database. See https://ahdb.org.uk/rl for full dataset. On the 1-9 scales, high figures indicate that the variety shows the character to a high degree. (e.g. high resistance). ( ) = limited data. Agronomic features marked with * are breeders perspective.

Quality Data

LG BEOWULFChampionKWS DawsumGleam
Specific Weight (kg/hl)78.375.479.976.9
Protein Content (%)11.111.010.810.9
Hagberg Falling Number253235299215
EndospermHardHardHardHard

All data is from the AHDB Recommended List 2024/25 database. See https://ahdb.org.uk/rl for full dataset. On the 1-9 scales, high figures indicate that the variety shows the character to a high degree. (e.g. high resistance). ( ) = limited data. Agronomic features marked with * are breeders perspective.

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