• 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||Canterbury|
|Test weight (kg/hl)||79||79|
(1000 seed weight)
|Protein content (%) (N% X 5.7)||12.6||12.6|
|Falling number (sec)||362||371|
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.
|Month planted||Typical heading dates (Canterbury)|
|Early August||Late November|
|Mid September||Mid December|
SENSAS is rated as an early maturing cultivar at harvest.
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.
Disease resistance results:
|Disease||PGW disease nursery ratings
(9 highly resistant, 1 highly susceptible)
|CPT Autumn sown cultivar ratings|
|Stripe rust||7||Moderately resistant|
|Leaf rust||7||Intermediate resistance|
|Powdery mildew||8||Moderately resistant|
|Fusarium head blight||7||Moderately susceptible|