Recommended Lists 2019/20

The AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) for cereals and oilseeds. You can dowload the booklet and access all other RL resources from this page.

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.

RL publications


RL online tables

Wheat

Winter wheat

Table 1 Winter wheat Recommended List 2019/20 – PDF / XLS

Table 2 Winter wheat Candidates (harvest 2019)* – PDF / XLS

Table 3 Winter wheat not added to the Recommended List** – PDF / XLS

AHDB Recommended Lists brown and yellow rust ratings (19-20 and 20-21)

For information on seedling and adult plant resistance to yellow rust, visit the UKCPVS page.

*Last updated: 2 April 2019

**Varieties grown in trials in 2018 but not added to the AHDB Recommended Lists 2019/20

Wheat (sown mid-November to late January)

Table 4 Wheat sown mid-November to late January (supplementary data) – PDF / XLS

Spring wheat (for spring sowing)

Table 5 Spring wheat (for spring sowing) Recommended List 2019 – PDF / XLS

Table 6 Spring wheat Candidates (harvest 2019)* – PDF / XLS

*Last updated: 8 January 2019


Barley

Winter barley

Table 7 Winter barley Recommended List 2019/20 – PDF / XLS

Table 8 Winter barley Candidates (harvest 2019)* – PDF / XLS

*Last updated: 1 April 2019

Spring barley

Table 9 Spring barley Recommended List 2019 – PDF / XLS

Table 10 Spring barley Candidates (harvest 2019)* – PDF / XLS

*Last updated: 23 May 2019


Oats

Winter oats

Table 11 Winter oats Recommended List 2019/20 – PDF / XLS

Spring oats

Table 12 Spring oats Recommended List 2019 – PDF / XLS


Winter oilseed rape

Table 13 Winter oilseed rape Recommended List 2019/20 – PDF / XLS

Table 14 Winter oilseed rape Candidates (harvest 2019)* – PDF / XLS

Table 15 Winter oilseed rape not added to the AHDB Recommended List**

*Last updated: 21 May 2019

**Varieties grown in trials in 2018 but not added to the AHDB Recommended Lists 2019/20


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. ahdb.org.uk/harvestresults

RL 2020/21

AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2020/21

Online tables available from Monday 2 December 2019 (midday)

Look Ahead

Look Ahead examines how people use the Recommended Lists (RL) and identifies how the variety trialling project can be improved. It has considered more than 600 survey responses, as well as feedback from numerous stakeholders at events throughout 2018.  

Video: Jenna Watts talks about 'Look Ahead' and the RL2019/20

Descriptive Lists

Table 16 Spring oilseed rape Descriptive List 2019 – PDF / XLS

Table 17 Spring linseed Descriptive List 2019 – PDF / XLS

Table 18 Winter triticale Descriptive List 2019/20 – PDF / XLS

Table 19 Winter rye Descriptive List 2019/20 – PDF / XLS

Project consortium

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

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The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds 2016–2021 (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 'protocols' page for information on the trials and the decision-making process, including the reasons for adding and removing varieties from RL.

The RL 2019/20 booklet was first published on 13 February 2019. The second (summer) edition was published on 16 May 2019. The RL pocketbooks for 2019/20 were published on 26 April 2019. The latest information on candidate varieties is published in the online tables (below). Varieties are added soon after they have achieved National List status. The online tables were first published on 3 December 2018.