Key Features

The new high yielding, mid-slow, potential AH wheat set for Northern NSW and QLD fields in 2024

Jumbuck offers:

  • A yield improvement over current mid-slow wheat varieties currently available including a 10% yield improvement over LRPB Lancer and LRPB Flanker, and a 6% improvement over Coota based on early season wheat NVT longterm MET results
  • A mid-slow maturity, similar to LRPB Flanker and LRPB Lancer
  • A solid disease package including good stripe rust (MRMSp), stem rust (MRMSp) and leaf rust (MRp) resistance, and moderate yellow leaf spot resistance (MSp)
  • A medium plant height and good lodging tolerance
  • A good grain quality package including excellent test weight and grain size, reducing screenings risks

Jumbuck is currently classified as a FEED variety with an AH classification anticipated in 2024.

Jumbuck was developed by breeders at CIMMYT and was brought to Australia through the CIMMYT Australia ICARDA Germplasm Evaluation (CAIGE) program supported through the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC) long-term investment.

JUMBUCK is available for planting in 2024 from local resellers and Seedclub members.

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