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Xerxes Mutic Spike Soft Wheat

This wheat has a medium-late maturity. The plant is characterized by great health and high stem elasticity with high lodging resistance. It is a high-tillering variety with excellent resistance to fungal diseases. It is also used for silage thanks to its remarkable biomass yield.

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Characteristics

Plant height: tall
Vegetative cycle: late
Alternativity: winter
Spike type: mutic
Grain specific weight: high

Resistances

Fusarium: resistant
Brown rust: moderately resistant
Yellow rust: resistant
Septoria: moderately resistant
Powdery mildew: moderately resistant

Agronomic indications

Use: hay, forage silage, bioenergy
Cultivation areas: north-central-south Italy
Sowing rate: 200 – 220 kg/Ha
Sowing period: autumn

Cultural recommendations

Fertilization: based on the availability of organic inputs (slurry, digestate)
Autumnal needs: N 50/60 units/Ha; P2 O5 80/90 units/Ha; K2 O 80/90 units/Ha
Spring needs: N 100/110 units/Ha

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