Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds (RL)

The AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) for cereals and oilseeds. Download the 2021/22 booklet and access other RL resources.

The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds (RL) publications provide information on yield and quality performance, agronomic features and market options to assist with variety selection.
Variety-specific highlights compliled by our RL team Variety ‘watch list’ for wheat yellow rust released RL 2021/22 launch release Video: Paul Gosling provides an overview of the latest changes

RL booklet (2021/22)

Released 6 May 2021 (second edition)

The booklet edition features tables for AHDB Recommended and Described varieties. It also includes information to help you understand the data and make better variety choices.

This publication is updated in January, following the launch of the online tables each December, with a second (summer) edition released in May.

Access the latest candidate variety data and information on varieties grown in trials but not added to the RL from the online tables (.pdf and .xls) on this web page.

Download the RL 2021/22 booklet Order a printed copy of the RL booklet

RL online tables (2021/22)

Launched 30 November 2020



RL Harvest Results

Access the latest information from AHDB Recommended List trials, including sowing lists and Harvest Result data. Or sign up to Harvest Results – our e-newsletter sent out regularly during harvest.

Visit the Harvest Results page
Harvest Results from the AHDB Recommended Lists trials

RL app

Adding value to the online tables and booklet, our RL app provides a powerful and pint-sized way to deliver variety data to your fingertips. Update due by February 2021 (RL 2021/22).

Recommended Lists app

RL variety selection tool

Use this tool to navigate RL trial data, make comparisons and identify the most promising varieties for your unique situation.

Variety selection tool

RL videos

Recommended Lists

RL 'Ultimate Guide' webinars

RL ultimate guide: wheat RL ultimate guide: barley and oilseed rape

Related publications


About the RL

The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2021–2026 (RL) project provides independent information on yield and quality performance, agronomic features and market options to assist with variety selection. Produced each year, the RL publications are based on the analysis of hundreds of UK trials conducted across several years. Explore our 'project and protocols' page for information on the trials and the decision-making process, including the reasons for adding and removing varieties from RL.

RL project and protocols page

The AHDB Recommended Lists are managed by a project consortium of AHDB, BSPBMAGB and UKFM.


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