LG Beowulf

Highest yielding variety on the AHDB Recommended List 24/25

  • 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.

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

Agronomic

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
Limagrain Field Seeds
Limagrain UK
Rothwell, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, LN7 6DT
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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.

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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

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

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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