Reaching for the top. Winter wheat Savannah looks set to achieve its heady potential in a gloomy season according to Advantas Bram Van der Have. Field experience in what is clearly an extremely high disease pressure year confirms the varietys disease resistance ratings, he maintains.
"It has got to be managed, but seed growers say it is still standing up." He predicts that 1700ha (4200 acres) of multiplication stock should supply 4% of the market this autumn.