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Crusoe Winter Wheat Seed

  • Crusoe is universally accepted by millers, bakers and growers as being a solid Group 1
  • Short and relatively stiff straw with the very characteristic ‘wax-less’ appearance
  • Well suited to heavy fertile soils

NABIM Group 1 - Breadmaking

Cordiale x Gulliver

2021 Market Share in UK 3.9%

Crusoe’s has seen a resurgence in popularity of recent years, universally accepted by millers’ and bakers due to it fantastic grain quality. Crusoe stands out with its distinctive “wax-less” appearance with a high tillering capacity and semi-erect growth habit. An exceptional yellow rust resistance is another standout feature, alongside solid scores against septoria and mildew. Looking the most stable of the group 1 millers. Brown Rust is its achilles heel so must be monitored as the season develops. Crusoe is well suited to a first wheat on heavy fertile ground sown in main drilling window 20th September - 20th October.


UK Yield  East Region  West  North Region  1st Cereal  2nd Cereal  Light Soils %  Heavy Soils %  Specific Weight (kg/hl) Maturity  Protein Content %  Hadberg Falling Number Untreated Yield
96 96 97 94 96 94 94 96 78.5 1 12.5 279 76


Mildew  7
Yellow Rust  9
Yellow Rust - young plant  R
Brown Rust  3
Septoria tritici  6.2
Eyespot  5
Fusarium ear blight  7
Resistance to lodging with PGR  8
Resistance to lodging without PGR  7


For prices, treatment options and availability please call the seed office on 01939 210777.

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