Produced each year, the AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds publications are based on the analysis of hundreds of UK trials conducted across several years. This archive page hosts previous versions of the RL.

AHDB Recommended Lists home page (visit for the current edition)


2021/22

Booklet

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2021/22 (summer edition)

Online tables

Winter wheat Recommended List 2021/22(pdf)

Winter wheat Recommended List 2021/22 (xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (harvest 2021)* (pdf)

Winter wheat Candidates (harvest 2021)* (xls)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List** (pdf)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List** (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended Lists 2021 (pdf)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended Lists 2021 (xls)

Spring wheat Candidates (harvest 2021)* (pdf)

Spring wheat Candidates (harvest 2021)* (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List 2021/22 (pdf)

Winter barley Recommended List 2021/22 (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (harvest 2021)* (pdf)

Winter barley Candidates (harvest 2021)* (xls)

Winter barley not added to the Recommended List** (pdf)

Winter barley not added to the Recommended List** (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List 2021 (pdf)

Spring barley Recommended List 2021 (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (harvest 2021)* (pdf)

Spring barley Candidates (harvest 2021)* (xls)

Spring barley not added to the Recommended List** (pdf)

Spring barley not added to the Recommended List** (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List 2021/22 (pdf)

Winter oats Recommended List 2021/22 (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List 2021 (pdf)

Spring oats Recommended List 2021 (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2021/22 regional ranking (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2021/22 regional rankings (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2021/22 (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2021/22 (xls)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the Recommended List** (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the Recommended List** (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (harvest 2021)* (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (harvest 2021)* (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List 2021 (pdf)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List 2021 (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List 2021 (pdf)

Spring linseed Descriptive List 2021 (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List 2021/22 (pdf)

Winter triticale Descriptive List 2021/22 (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List 2021/22 (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive List 2021/22 (xls)


2020/21

Booklet

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2020/21 (summer edition)

Online tables

Winter wheat Recommended List 2020/21(pdf)

Winter wheat Recommended List 2020/21(xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (harvest 2020) (pdf)

Winter wheat Candidates (harvest 2020) (xls)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (pdf)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended Lists 2020 (pdf)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended Lists 2020 (xls)

Spring wheat Candidates (harvest 2020) (pdf)

Spring wheat Candidates (harvest 2020) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List 2020/21 (pdf)

Winter barley Recommended List 2020/21 (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (harvest 2020) (pdf)

Winter barley Candidates (harvest 2020) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List 2020 (pdf)

Spring barley Recommended List 2020 (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (harvest 2020) (pdf)

Spring barley Candidates (harvest 2020) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List 2020/21 (pdf)

Winter oats Recommended List 2020/21 (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List 2020 (pdf)

Spring oats Recommended List 2020 (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2020/21 (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2020/21 (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (harvest 2020) (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (harvest 2020) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List 2020 (pdf)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List 2020 (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List 2020 (pdf)

Spring linseed Descriptive List 2020 (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List 2020/21 (pdf)

Winter triticale Descriptive List 2020/21 (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List 2020/21 (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive List 2020/21 (xls)


2019/20

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2019/20 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the Recommended List (no table)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2018/19

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2018/19 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (pdf)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf)

Spring wheat Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2017/18

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List ­– North (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the AHDB Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2016/17

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2016/17 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates – East/West (pdf(xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2015/16

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2015/16 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for late autumn sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Candidates (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley not added to the AHDB Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Candidates – North (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape not added to the Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2014/15

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2014/15 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2013/14

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2013/14 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)


2012/13

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2012/13 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf) (xls)


2011/12

Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2011/12 (summer edition)

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf) (xls)


2010/11

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf) (xls)


2009/10

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – East/West (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List – North (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf) (xls)


2008/09

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf) (xls)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf) (xls)


2007/08

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf)


2006/07

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf)


2005/06

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf)


2004/05

Winter wheat Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Wheat sown mid-November to late January – supplementary data (pdf) (xls)

Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring barley Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oats Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Winter oilseed rape Recommended List (pdf) (xls)

Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List (pdf)

Spring linseed Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter triticale Descriptive List (pdf)

Winter rye Descriptive Lists (pdf)


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