Soissons reinstated

23 April 1999




Soissons reinstated

MILLER demand is largely behind the decision to re-instate Soissons winter wheat as a fully recommended variety for the central, south-east and south-west regions, says NIAB.

In a rare appeal success breeder Elsoms Seeds has persuaded NIAB Council to restore the early maturing milling variety from the outclassed category. With a wide range of uses and premiums close to those of Group 1 types, it performs well sown late and accounts for 2.5-3% of the market. "Its end uses swayed the decision," says NIAB cereal specialist Richard Fenwick. &#42


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