Firefly – Shining a light on noodle wheat yield
- Exceptionally high yielding ANW, setting a new yield benchmark for udon noodles
- Yields 11-15% higher than Zen and Calingiri and 3% higher than benchmark hard wheat Scepter (2019-22 InterGrain yield performance MET data).
- Mid-slow maturity, similar to Zen and Calingiri , and ideally suited to late April through to early May sowings
- Effective disease resistance profile including good stripe rust (MRMSp) and yellow spot resistance (MRMSp). Firefly also has improved powdery mildew (MS) over Zen (S)
- Good physical grain characteristics, including good grain size
- EPR $4.00/tonne + GST
- Firefly seed will be available for planting in 2024 from WA resellers and Seedclub Members