Winter Linseed 2017
Premium Crops maintain regular contact with a wide range of winter linseed breeders and test potential new varieties under UK conditions at trials hosted by NIAB-TAG and Scottish Agronomy.
For 2017 there are two winter linseed variety trials at;
A. NIAB-TAG South, Sutton Scotney, Hampshire
B. Scottish Agronomy, Kinross, Tayside
The trials are grown following a strict management protocol and include the full range of commercially available varieties e.g. Alpaga, Angora, Volga and Sideral, plus ten candidate lines under local evaluation for yield, stem characteristics, maturity and disease resistance. Data from these trials will be available post-harvest.
Early establishment - plants just emerging
NIAB-TAG Sutton Scotney
Good growth with stem extension well underway.