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Yields for wheat in the UK average at 8.5 tonnes/ha. BASF technology work to secure that yield.

Yields for wheat in the UK average at 8.5 tonnes/ha. BASF technology work to secure that yield.

218 million hectares of arable land are used to grow wheat globally every year, producing around 730 million tonnes*. This is second only to rice.

In the UK 1.9 million hectares produces anything from 11 – 18 million tonnes a year. This accounts for more than 58% of all crops grown in the UK.

BASF has a long-standing history in developing market-leading chemistry to protect wheat crops against major diseases, weed control and canopy management.


*http://www.nabim.org.uk/wheat/wheat-production/

Spring Wheat

Spring wheat is increasing in popularity as growers see the benefits of the crop as a management tool for rotation, workload, lower input costs and grass weed management.

Winter Wheat

Winter Wheat is one of the two major types of Wheat. It is commonly sown in autumn.

Technical Services Hotline: 0845 602 2553

Technical Services Hotline: 0845 602 2553

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