METROPOLIS

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the hard wheat balanced and with high yeld

METROPOLIS, the hard wheat balanced and with high yeld
Metropolis is an hard strong wheat with high protein content (14-15%), high yeld and excellent extensibility. W from 300 up to 400 and balanced P/L value (0,4-0,6) Winter type, medium-late heading time in Italy. Resistant to the main diseases, Fusarium head blight included. Variety with excellent agronomic characteristics, adapted to all the Italian environments devoted to common wheat cultivation

YEAR OF REGISTRATION IN THE ITALIAN VARIETIES LIST: 2016

QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS

HARDNESShard
TKW6 - medium (36-42 g)
1000 SEED WEIGHT (gr / year) 36 / 2019
TEST WEIGHT8 - very high (81-85 Kg/hl)
PROTEIN CONTENTvery high
ISQ CLASSIFICATION hard

AGRONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS

EARAwned
SEASONAL TYPE2 - winter type
HEADING TIME6 - medium
MATURITY4 - medium early
PLANT HEIGHT7 - medium-high
SOWING TIME IN ITALY
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YIELD INDEX NORTH ITALY100
YIELD INDEX CENTRE ITALY106

RESISTANCE

LODGING7 - medium resistance
FROST7 - medium resistance
POWDERY MILDEW8 - resistance
BROWN RUST6 - medium resistance
YELLOW RUST7 - medium resistance
SEPTORIA7 - medium tolerance
FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT 8 - tolerance