• Spring milling wheat with fast development, suitable for drilling from July onwards
• Consistently high grain quality and milling characteristics
• Good overall disease resistance
• Fully awned cultivar with good straw strength
• Only true spring wheat available on the market
|CPT SENSAS spring grain quality (4 year mean)||
Lower North Island
|Kernel weight (1000 seed weight)||47||46|
|Test weight (kg/hl)||79||80|
|Protein content (%) (N% x 5.7)||12.3||13|
|Falling number (sec)||322||399|
SENSAS has excellent kernel characteristics, especially high test weights and low screenings. It has a high falling number and low pre-harvest sprouting susceptibility. These traits along with its disease profile make it an easy care, low risk cultivar.
Typical heading dates for SENSAS in Canterbury
|Early August||Late November|
SENSAS is rated as an early maturing cultivar at harvest.
SENSAS has moderate tillering ability and seed rate trials have shown that target plant populations should be within the standard seed rate guidelines published by PGW Grain
SENSAS has a good disease resistance profile, being moderately resistant to stripe rust and powdery mildew, with intermediate resistance to leaf rust. Considering this disease profile as a spring wheat, SENSAS can be grown with a reduced fungicide programme. Please contact your local PGW Representative for site specific recommendations.
PGW disease nursery ratings
CPT Cultivar evaluation rating
|Stripe rust||7||Moderately resistant|
|Leaf rust||7||Intermediate resistance|
|Powdery mildew||8||Moderately resistant|
|Fusarium head blight||7||Moderately susceptible|